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Meal breaks and rest breaks are always a common concern for employees and HR professionals. Today, we’ll be breaking down employer obligations to provide breaks throughout the workday.

 As an Employer, am I required to provide meal breaks to my employees and if so, for how long and are they paid?

 Answer:  There is no federal law entitling employees to a meal break, but many states have laws requiring employers to provide some sort of paid/unpaid time off during the work day.

What Are My State Laws Regarding Meal Breaks?

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