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* 1. Full name

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* 2. Job class

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* 3. Clinic or work area

Our contract language states:

"A.      All employees shall be granted a lunch period of not less than thirty (30) minutes during each work shift. Time off for a meal shall be permitted to any employee who is requested to and does work two (2) hours beyond the employee’s regular quitting time. Whenever practicable, meal periods shall be scheduled in the middle of the shift.

B.       An employee, with the approval of the employee’s immediate supervisor or designee, may elect to take a one (1) hour meal period in lieu of the thirty (30) minute meal period set out above, provided, however, that no portion of such extended meal period shall be considered time worked for pay purposes. Adjustments to the starting or quitting time shall be made to accommodate the approved extended meal period, subject to the provisions of "C" below.

C.        All full-time employees' work schedules shall provide for a fifteen (15) minute rest period during each half shift. All part-time employees' work schedules shall provide for a fifteen (15) minute rest period during each four (4) hour portion of their shift (if on a four (4) or eight (8) hour per day schedule), or during each five (5) hour portion of their shift (if on a five (5) or ten (10) hour per day schedule). 

D.      Employees required by their immediate supervisor or designee to remain at their work station or on standby in their assigned facility during their meal and/or rest period, such time shall be considered as time worked.

E.       The County, the Association and employees have a mutual interest in employees taking their meal and rest breaks. The parties agree that providing breaks shall be the County’s responsibility and taking breaks when scheduled or directed shall be the employee’s responsibility. An employee shall immediately notify their supervisor or the supervisor’s assigned designee if the employee believes they will  be unable to take their scheduled/directed breaks or meal period."

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* 4. Are you currently getting all of your meals and breaks?

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* 5. Is this because of...

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* 6. Are you currently scheduled to take...

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* 7. If you would prefer a longer or shorter lunch period than you currently have, please indicate which here:

If you were able to move from an hour meal period to a 30 minute meal period, what would you like to do with the additional time?

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* 8. For salaried staff:

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* 9. For hourly staff:

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