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Only in America

Only in America: All work and no play

The Target manager fired for working during his lunch break — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A former manager at Target is suing the firm, claiming he was fired for working during his lunch break. Target requires employees to clock out for half an hour for lunch. But Jason Kellner, an 8-year veteran, says his lunch was often interrupted by requests from customers and supervisors and that he never expected to be fired for helping them.