State legislation mandates that firms give staff members enough time to eat a meal and use the loo. Less than 20 minutes of the break shall be included in the calculation of hours worked.
An employer must offer each employee ample time from work within each four straight hours of work to utilize the nearest convenient restroom.
Nothing in this section prevents employers and employees from establishing rest breaks different from those stated in this section according to a collective bargaining agreement.
Subdivision 1.Meal break. An employer has to allow each employee who works for eight or more continuous hours ample time to have a meal.
"Nothing in this section restricts employers and employees from setting meal periods different from those established in this section according to a collective bargaining agreement.
This Minnesota law makes it legal for an employee to take a leave of absence from their job in order to care for a new child without fear of having their career terminated.