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Meal And Rest Breaks Handbook Statement: Washington

Nonexempt employees working more than five hours in a shift will be allowed a meal break of at least 30 minutes. The meal break must be taken between the second and the fifth hour of work. An additional meal break will be provided for each additional five hours of work and will be given within five hours from the end of the first meal break.

Nonexempt employees who work three or more hours longer than the normally scheduled shift will be allowed at