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Employee Breaks

Schedules For Employee Breaks

The employee breaks policy sets out when employees can have breaks during a workday. It could include coffee breaks, lunch or dinner breaks, and cigarette breaks. The breaks schedule includes shift allowances for employees who work overtime and if flexible time arrangements are available. Ensuring everyone in the company keeps to the allotted breaks keeps productivity high and means employees see the company as fair.

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Lunch Break

OPTION 1

Regardless of shift worked, all employees are required to take a lunch break. Lunch break are for 30 minutes. Schedules may vary from employee to employee based on work schedule and from one department to another. It is the responsibility of your immediate supervisor to establish your lunch break schedule.

OPTION 2

Regardless of shift worked, all employees are required to take a lunch break. Lunch break are for...(more)

Breaks
It is in the best interest of our employees and XYZ COMPANY to provide a break from work several times throughout the work day. Typically you will receive two refreshment breaks, one before and one after the meal break. Schedules may vary...(more)

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