Meal and Break Rules in Nebraska

Note: This provision applies only to assembling plants, work shops and mechanical establishments.

Employees in Nebraska who work at an assembling plants, work shops or mechanical establishments must have not less than 30 consecutive minutes between the hours of noon and 1:00 p.m. each day or 30 consecutive minutes during any other suitable hour for lunch. During such time, it is unlawful to require the employees to remain in buildings or on premises where their labor is performed. These rules do not apply to places operated in three shifts of eight hours each 24 hours.