Are Employee Breaks Required?

Must an Employer give all employees a break?  Do you have to give your employees a rest break every 4 hours?  How long does the break have to be?  Are breaks paid time or unpaid?  As an employer, you need to be aware of what is required of you, or risk a lawsuit for violating Wage …

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Are Employee Breaks required?

Must an Employer give all employees a break?  Do you have to give your employees a rest break every 4 hours?  How long does the break have to be?  Are breaks paid time or unpaid?  The answer depends on your state.   Some states do require breaks for non-exempt employees, though most do NOT have any …

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Do I have to give employees a lunch break?

Employers have many questions concerning meal breaks: Are you required to give an employee a lunch break?  Is it only for those who work 8 hours?  How long should an employee lunch be?  30 minutes?  1 hour?  Should it be paid or not paid?  Did you know that only 20 states require private employers to …

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Are employee breaks required?

Do you have to give your employees a rest break every 4 hours?  How long does the break have to be?  Are breaks paid time or unpaid?  The answer depends on your state.  Even though many states do NOT require breaks, most employers still offer breaks to their employees, giving them the chance to stretch, …

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