Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1120-06-.07 - REST AND WELLNESS BREAKS

Appointing authorities, at their discretion, may allow their employees two (2) rest or wellness breaks, of fifteen (15) minutes duration each, during a workday. These rest or wellness breaks are a privilege and not a right and should be taken at times that do not interfere with service to the public. A rest or wellness break shall not be used to alter arrival or departure time, used in conjunction with the lunch hour, used with any type of leave, or be accumulated for usage at a later time. Wellness breaks can be combined into one (1) thirty (30) minute break with the approval of employee's supervisor.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1120-06-.07
(For history prior to January 2, 1988 see pages 1-2 of the Introduction at the beginning of the chapters.) Repeal and new rule filed November 18, 1987; effective January 2, 1988. Repeal and new rule filed December 14, 2010; effective May 31, 2011. Repeal and new rule filed July 5, 2012; effective October 3, 2012. Amendments filed February 7, 2017; effective 5/8/2017.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 8-30-104, 8-30-105, and 8-30-406.

State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.

No prior version found.