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Does your employer have to pay you for breaks?

If your employer offers a break schedule, then they usually have to pay you for short break periods that are under 20 minutes. Typically, employers might create policies that allow employees to take restroom, coffee or other breaks that last five to 15 minutes. These are not the same as lunch breaks.

3 benefits afforded by the Family Medical Leave Act

You might know that the Family Medical Leave Act lets you take time off when you have a baby. It also lets qualified employees take time off for other medical matters or to assist an immediate relative with a medical need, but it doesn't guarantee you'll be paid during that time off. The FMLA is meant to protect someone's job and ensure they can return once the medical urgency has been taken care of.

What should you do if faced with sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment doesn't always follow the lines of a made-for-television movie. While that type of overt, threatening harassment does exist and should be immediately dealt with for the safety of the victim, sexual harassment can also be a harder-to-define pattern of behavior. It's even possible that the person doing the harassment is not completely aware how his or her behavior is impacting someone else. If you are dealing with this latter type of harassment, here are some steps you might consider.

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