Complete Labor Law Poster for $24.95
from www.LaborLawCenter.com, includes
State, Federal, & OSHA posting requirements

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Break reduced. Michigan

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Break reduced. Michigan

    I have a contingent position in a hospital. I work 8 hours, 11pm-7am a night. My break was recently reduced from 1 hour (30 minutes paid, 30 minutes unpaid) to 30 minutes unpaid. Are they allowed to do this? What am I legally entitled to?

  • #2
    Yes, they can. Breaks (rest or meal) aren't required to be given at all in Mi. to adults.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

    Live in peace with animals. Animals bring love to our hearts and warmth to our souls.

    Comment


    • #3
      You are legally entitled to be paid for all the time that you work. Neither Federal nor Michigan law, however, requires that you be given any breaks at all, paid or unpaid.
      The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

      Comment

      The LaborLawTalk.com forum is intended for informational use only and should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for legal advice. The information contained on LaborLawTalk.com are opinions and suggestions of members and is not a representation of the opinions of LaborLawTalk.com. LaborLawTalk.com does not warrant or vouch for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any postings or the qualifications of any person responding. Please consult a legal expert or seek the services of an attorney in your area for more accuracy on your specific situation.
      Working...
      X