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Split lunch break

Discussion in 'Secondary' started by paulie86, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. paulie86

    paulie86 New commenter

    I think this is perfectly legit, some of our support staff only get one 15 minute break all day and that might be at 11:00.
     
  2. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    But 'breaks' are paid whereas lunch isn't. In theory you are free to leave the school premises during your lunch break, however you may be able to argue that 15 minutes is insuficient time to do this and there for is actually trapped time and should be paid! Get in touch with your union rep. If the HT suddenly finds he has to pay you for another 75 minutes each week he may change your timetable.
     

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