Labor and Labor Relations

Employment of Women and Children

SECTION 28-3-14

§ 28-3-14. Maximum continuous employment without mealtime.

All employees are entitled to a twenty (20) minute mealtime within a six (6) hour work shift, and a thirty (30) minute mealtime with an eight (8) hour work shift. An employer shall not be required to compensate an employee for this mealtime. The provisions of this section shall not apply to: (a) an employer of a health care facilities licensed in accordance with chapter 23-17 of the general laws; or (b) an employer who employs less than three (3) people on any shift at the worksite.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 606, § 1.)