Meal Breaks for Minors Handbook Statement: New Jersey
Employees under the age of 18 who work five or more consecutive hours will be provided a 30-minute uninterrupted meal break. During the meal 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 all of 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 to which he or