Tag: Meal break

Question: Is a Georgia employer required to provide nonexempt employees with a break and/or meal period? If the employer does provide a meal period, should employees be required not to refrain from working during that time? Answer: According to the Georgia Department of Labor, neither the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) nor Georgia state law…

Question: Can our California manufacturing department work an eight-hour shift every day without taking a meal break? Answer: California requires employers to provide nonexempt employees working between five and eight hours each day with both a 30-minute meal period and a 10-minute rest period for every four hours worked (or major fraction thereof). Although this…