PUBLICATIONS | 11 February 2015

"Tea Break Bill" Finally Becomes Law

Following many misleading media headlines you would be forgiven if you believed that the amendments herald the end of employee rest and meal breaks.  However, the changes introduced do not remove an employee's rights to take rest and meal breaks.  Rather they endaevour to balance the importance of the breaks with the need for the provision of these breaks to be practical and flexible for each workplace.