BILL NO. 83
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
Private Member's Bill
Labour Standards Code
First Reading: November 6, 2006
Second Reading: November 16, 2006
Third Reading: November 23, 2006 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill entitles employees to at least 30 minutes rest after every five consecutive hours of work.
An Act to Amend Chapter 246
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Chapter 246 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Labour Standards Code, is amended by adding immediately after Section 66A the following Section:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Labour Standards Code,
to Provide Employees with a
Rest or Eating Break
66B An employer shall provide an employee a rest or eating break of at least one-half hour at intervals such that as a result no employee works longer than five consecutive hours without a rest or eating break.
2 Subsection 67(1) of Chapter 246 is amended by adding "or a rest or eating break in accordance with Section 66B" immediately after "66" in the fourth line.
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