If we are required to work 8.5 hour days to include lunch breaks but they are never taken, should this be an 8 hour shift?

Question Details: Exempt employees must work 8.5 hour shifts to include lunch breaks. Lunch breaks are never taken and are always worked through. Employees grab lunch and answer calls and complete computer work while eating daily. Should the shifts required be 8 hours and not 8.5 hours?

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