Meal Breaks for Minors Handbook Statement: Iowa
Employees under the age of 16 who work five or more hours in a day will be provided an uninterrupted meal break of not less than 30 minutes. During the break, employees will be relieved of all duties. An uninterrupted, 30-minute meal break will be unpaid for nonexempt employees.
Any employee who is unable to take the meal breaks to which he or she is entitled in accordance with this policy, or who has been prevented or discouraged from taking a break