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Noon break cumpolsory in France, Lille

 
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added on the 30th of June, 2009
One thing about Lille and the rest of the France Also: French use a noon break that is cumpolsory by law. The break is for an hour and a half, and each store has the choice to chose the hours: most of the cases this hours are between 12 and 2 PM (only one hour and a half). During this time, you'll see many stores closed.

 
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