How can an employer take a half an hour off your paycheck if you a couple minutes late but you work a couple minutes

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Customer: How can an employer take a half an hour off your paycheck if you a couple minutes late but you work a couple minutes after the time you supposed to get off
JA: Is this an hourly or salaried position? Part time or full time?
Customer: Hourly
JA: Where are you located? Employment law varies by state.
Customer: I stay in Minneapolis Minnesota
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I work 8 hours a day but we don't take no breaks if for a minute late they take a half an hour off our check even if we work 5 to 10 minutes after I shift they still don't give us our half an hour and I don't understand that
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I am very sorry to hear about this matter. Your employer should not take time off your check unless your employment agreement or handbook states as such. They may be taking half-hour for lunch.

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We don't get no lunch we don't take no breaks we eat on the line
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ProfessorEsq, Expert

I am very sorry. I would report this matter to the state department of labor.

Customer
I do not have the money I was asking a question
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ProfessorEsq, Expert

Not a problem at all.

Customer
You can't do this pro bono
Customer
Once I get paid I'll send you the $59
Customer
They've been doing this to me for almost two years
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ProfessorEsq, Expert

I am very sorry but there is nothing that we can do for you other than answer questions.

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they don't even go and punches in the time he wants to
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ProfessorEsq, Expert

As I stated, I am sorry, I would suggest you file a complaint with the department of labor.

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