Can't Eat at Work, What Do I Do?

Dear Experts, I have a physical ailment that requires me to eat throughout the day. I've been at my new job for two weeks and have learned that taking breaks to eat is frowned upon. Aside from my lunch hour, I'm expected to work the entire day with only two breaks. This doesn't work for me. I told my boss about my ailment yesterday and how I need to eat every hour. He said, "Why didn't you bring this up in the interview?" I didn't bring it up because I knew it would cost me the job. So now what? My boss says he can't make accommodations for me and that if I can't follow the job requirements as stated I could be fired. Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: Q#299 Check the labor laws in your state/province. This may shed some light on what can/should happen. (@gradversity) Q#299 Come up with a plan 2 show how ur eating every hour will not hinder productivity - document this. (@kgrantcareers) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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