Subtopics Breaks & Meal Periods Flexible Schedules Family & Medical Leave
Full-time Employment Holidays Job Sharing Night Work & Shift Work.
Legal Right of Employees during Work Hours. There is a federal rule that says a
break has to be at least 20 minutes long to be a paid one. Under federal rules ...
Surprisingly, there are no federal laws requiring meal and rest breaks. This area
... Many employers choose to give their employees meal breaks, as it is good for
Federal Laws on Employee Breaks: The Good and Bad News. In April, we ran an
article about asphalt safety, giving some tips on how to stay safe while hazards ...
Jun 1, 2012 ... Are Employers Legally Required to Give Employees Breaks? Bruce writes in to
ask about a worker's right to coffee breaks, otherwise known as ...
There is no Federal law giving workers rights to breaks. ... If your boss does give
you a meal break, there are federal laws about whether you must be paid.
Federal law does not currently require employers to provide meal, lunch, or break
periods for their employees. However, it does place obligations on employers ...
The regulations give workers the right to a break of at least 20 minutes if the
working day is more than six hours. This break does not have to be paid. Workers
Are employees on commission covered by the Shift Break law? .... An employee
who feels that their rights have been violated under the Shift Break law may file ...
Leave Laws ... Unless the worker is under 18 years old or is an employee who
works in certain retail establishments, there is no law requiring an employer to
provide breaks, including lunch breaks (see Breaks, Benefits and Days Off).