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Are employees required by law to have a meal or break period?

Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Employees under 18 years of age may not work more than 5 continuous hours without a 30 minute uninterrupted rest period.  There are no requirements for breaks, meal or rest periods for employees 18 years of age or older.

 

The answers provided are not meant to be a substitute for legal advice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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