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Your right to be paid for break time depends on state law, the length of your break, and what you do with your break time.
A small number of states require employers to provide paid breaks -- typically, ten minutes of paid break time for every four hours worked. If your state doesn't require paid breaks, then your employer doesn't have to pay you for this time unless:
For more information, see Nolo's article Meal and Rest Breaks: Your Rights as an Employee.