Am I Entitled To Lunch And Rest Breaks?

In most jobs, employees shall be entitled to an uninterrupted meal period of at least thirty minutes when the scheduled work shift exceeds five consecutive hours of work. You are also entitled to a 10 minute paid break every four hours.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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