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Breaks and Meals by State

Breaks and Meals by State

  Know your state requirements updated February 2024  Purchase a State & Federal Compliance Plan to receive free updates State Break Requirements Meal Requirements Information Alabama Employees under the age of 16 must receive a 30-minute meal/rest break if they are working for 5 consecutive hours or more. Employees aged 16 and over are not […]

What Are the Legal Requirements for Workday Breaks in New Jersey?

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For more information about New Jersey, employer obligations visit New Jersey labor law posting requirements.   Whether an employer permits its employees to have meal breaks and rest breaks is largely within the employer’s discretion. While some states, like California and New York, have strict requirements for employers to provide meal and rest breaks, New […]

What Are the Legal Requirements for Workday Breaks in Florida?

Meals Breaks and Rest periods

For more information on Florida employer obligations visit Florida labor law posting requirements.  **Updated 9/27/2023 Whether an employer permits its employees to have meal breaks and rest breaks is largely within the employer’s discretion. While some states, like California and New York, have strict requirements for employers to provide meal and rest breaks, Florida is […]

California Meal Periods and Rest Breaks

California Meals & Breaks

It’s important for California employers to understand California labor laws governing meal periods and rest breaks. Otherwise, they may find themselves subject to significant amounts of litigation as well as financial risk from legal penalties. Here is a summary of what California law requires when it comes to employee meal periods and rest breaks.   […]