Almost everyone I talk to about this issue is absolutely sure they're entitled to two 15 minute work breaks and one lunch break a day. Almost everyone is wrong. Before you smart off to your boss who's demanding you return to work before you finish your coffee, here are 10 things you need to know about work breaks.
1. No work breaks required by federal law
No federal law requires any work breaks for meals or rest. Need a bathroom break? Not federally required. Can't hold it? Complain to your member of Congress.
2. Meal breaksOnly twenty states . . . read more on AOL Jobs.
Thanks again to Gina Misiroglu of Red Room for putting me in touch with the AOL people!