18. Meal and Tea Breaks

  1. Professional staff collective agreement
    1. An employee will not normally be required to work more than five continuous hours without an unpaid meal break of at least thirty (30) minutes. Such break may be waived to a maximum period of six (6) hours without a break where there is mutual agreement between the employee and their supervisor.
    2. A maximum of two paid tea breaks, where taken, will be of ten (10) minutes duration each day and must be taken on site. Untaken tea breaks cannot be taken as flexi time or time-off-in lieu.
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