As a manager you have done your best to keep your employees happy and at their best. You have written policies about breaks, but your employees seem to feel that they are more "guidelines" to consider instead of policies.
Being a manager you know how important breaks are for your employees, it gives them a few minutes of personal time during their day. That personal time helps them to clear their mind and gives them time use the restroom.
Even though employee breaks are important, when employees are abusing their breaks it is hard to feel like you should continue to offer them. There are a few things to keep in mind that will help you feel like you have control over your employee's bathroom breaks.Continue reading "Keeping bathroom breaks under control"
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When it comes to offering breaks for employees you are probably already aware of the fact that the federal government actually has no say in what goes on. Basically what this means is that there is no federal law that requires you as a business owner to give your adult employees either rest periods or meal breaks during the day. But what might be surprising is the fact that only 19 states currently have laws that specifically require you to give your adult employees rest or meal breaks during an eight hour day. And only 7 states have a law that requires you to give your employees both a rest break and a meal break.