Michigan Required Workday Break & Meal Periods 2021
Workday Meal Periods:
Workday Rest Periods:
Michigan has regulations describing workday meal / lunch breaks to be provided to employees, but does not mandate that employees be provided additional, shorter break periods. This page provides details about Michigan's meal period requirements.
Mandatory Workday Lunch / Meal Breaks in Michigan
A 30-minute meal period is required for migrant workers in Wisconsin after a 6 hour shift.
Note: Michigan Has Special Regulations for Minor Employees
In addition to a general regulation requiring meal periods for employees, Michigan has special regulations that require meal periods for minors under age 18. These regulations, which require more frequent and / or longer meal / break periods, take precedence over the general regulations for minor employees. Learn more about Michigan's child labor regulations here.
Mandatory Workday Rest Periods in Michigan
While some states have labor regulations requiring that employees be allowed one or more workday rest periods, the Michigan government has no such regulations. Therefore, in Michigan, any breaks or rest periods are provided to employees at the discretion of the employer.