The federal Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to provide paid or unpaid breaks for workers. Some states provide their own rules governing worker meal and rest breaks, according to the Department of Labo... More »

Depending on the state in which an employee works, he may be entitled to a lunch break, although lunch breaks are not mandated under federal law, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. For instance, California is an ... More »

Employees may or may not be entitled to a break at work depending on where they live. Break periods and mealtimes are not mandated by federal law in the United States, as of 2014. Some states have implemented laws requir... More » Business & Finance Business Resources

The Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to offer any type of meal or rest breaks. As of 2015, 22 states have laws requiring some type of break, but only seven of those states require both types of breaks.... More »

H.R. 2847, also called the Hiring Incentives to Restore Unemployment Act, gives tax breaks to qualified companies that hire unemployed workers, extends financial limits of depreciable business allowances, gives tax credi... More » Government & Politics Law

Florida doesn't require employers to furnish adult employees with lunch breaks or break times during a work day, according to Nolo. If employers do give time away from the job during the day, any breaks between five and ... More »

The federal prevailing wage ensures that contractors and subcontractors with federally funded contracts are paying their workers at least as much as local employers do for the same type of work, according to the U.S. Dep... More » Government & Politics Law