Labor and Labor Relations
Employment of Women and Children
R.I. Gen. Laws § 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 healthcare facilities licensed in accordance with chapter 17 of title 23; 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.