How to shorten the 1-hour meal period under the Labor Code

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The 1-hour meal period should be uninterrupted. Did you know that you can shorten it?

The Labor Code provides that employees should be afforded a 1-hour meal period for every day of work. It expressly provides that it should be continuous and uninterrupted. The purpose of this is to ensure that the employees should be given ample opportunity to take their meals and take a long rest during their work shift.

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Working Conditions

Labor laws on working conditions do not apply to everyone. Hence, unless otherwise stated, the succeeding provisions of laws and rules on working conditions apply to employees in all establishments and undertakings whether for profit or not, except to the following:[1]

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