If an employer offers a meal break, it is not necessary to pay the employee if the break lasts longer than twenty (20) minutes and the employee doesn’t work during it.
Employers are required to provide new mothers enough time to take milk out as often as they need. The number of pauses she need and their durations will often differ.
If a state has laws that give employees extra safeguards, those laws are not preempted by this provision. However, Pennsylvania does not fall under this category and adheres to FLSA regulations.