break time

noun

: a scheduled time when workers stop working for a brief period
It's only five minutes until break time.

Examples of break time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At break time, the senior partner and men went into the men’s room. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide reasonable break time and accommodations for employees to express breast milk. Campbell Roper, arkansasonline.com, 18 Dec. 2023 Each practice, members take turns bringing break time food. Elizabeth Myong, Dallas News, 5 May 2023 Man, execute break time; execute flipping the beat; execute Latin grooves; execute clave beats; African rhythms. Jordan A. Rothacker, SPIN, 20 Dec. 2023 In Arkansas, employers are required to provide reasonable unpaid break time each day to an employee who needs to express milk and are required to make a reasonable effort to provide a private, secure and sanitary room or location other than a bathroom for an employee to express their milk. Campbell Roper, arkansasonline.com, 18 Dec. 2023 The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide reasonable break time and accommodations for employees to express breast milk, the release states. Benjamin Collins, arkansasonline.com, 7 Dec. 2023 Even break time was reduced from six minutes to five. Dan Kaufman, The New Yorker, 28 Oct. 2023 The break time to express milk does not have to be paid. Danielle Marie Holland, Parents, 7 July 2023

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“Break time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20time. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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