What It The Law Regarding Lunches And Breaks?

A twenty minute meal period must be given to employees working in a workshop, mechanical, manufacturing or mercantile establishment after six hours of work. These four industries are the only ones addressed in this law. Breaks are up to the discretion of the employer.

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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