Tag: meal and rest breaks

FMCSA and Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Meal and Rest Breaks On December 27, 2018, the federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that it granted petitions submitted by the American Trucking Associations and the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association requesting a determination that California’s meal and rest break rules (MRB rules) are pre-empted under federal…

Question: What are the meal and rest break rules (both federal and state) for New Hampshire? Answer: First, the federal law.  Federal law does not require lunch or coffee breaks. However, when employers do offer short breaks (usually lasting between 5 to 20 minutes), federal law considers the breaks as compensable work hours that would be included…