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Am I required to provide a coffee break?

No. British Columbia Employment Standards does not require you to prove a coffee break for employees.

However, an employee must not work more than five hours in a row without a 30-minute unpaid meal break. An employee who is required to work or be available for work during a meal break must be paid for the meal break.

For more information on meal breaks and other frequently asked questions (FAQs), please visit the Employment Standards website. You can also contact your CFIB Business Counsellor at 1-888-234-2232 or [email protected].