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Workplace (HR-500)

HR-503 Rest Periods


Whenever possible, all employees shall be permitted two (2) 15 minute rest periods, to be designated by the University, during the normal work day.


Employees working in a department responsible for serving two (2) meals during one (1) shift may be permitted only one (1) rest period because of the work and lunch schedules of the employees. Employees scheduled to work less than a normal full work day shall be permitted, where possible, one (1) 15 minute rest period during any four (4) consecutive hours of work. Employees shall not be permitted to relinquish rest periods for the purpose of making up lost time due to tardiness or absences or to permit early departure from work.

Date Created: 9/26/97

Last Updated: 7/21/98