Rest and Meal Periods
workday, full-time nonexempt employees are provided with 2 rest periods
of 15 minutes in length. To the extent possible, rest periods will be
provided in the morning and the afternoon. Since this time is counted
and paid as time worked, employees must not be absent from their
workstations beyond the allotted rest period time. These breaks do not
accrue and may be withdrawn if abused.
full-time employees are provided with one meal period of 60-minutes in
length each workday. Supervisors will schedule meal periods to
accommodate operating requirements. Employees will be relieved of all
active responsibilities and restrictions during meal periods and will
not be compensated for that time.
operational needs, the College reserves the right to shorten the lunch
period. If the lunch period is for less than 30-minutes this will
become paid time.
several places on the campus that employees may use for lunch. Most
buildings have break rooms; there is a faculty and staff dining room,
the cafeteria and several food establishments in the lower level of
Policy No. 506 Effective Date: 9/1/2000