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Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 167-H.F.No. 30 An act relating to employment; requiring meal breaks during the work day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [177.254] [MANDATORY MEAL BREAK.] Subdivision 1. [MEAL BREAK.] An employer must permit each employee who is working for eight or more consecutive hours sufficient time to eat a meal. Subd. 2. [PAYMENT NOT REQUIRED.] Nothing in this section requires the employer to pay the employee during the meal break. Subd. 3. [COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT.] Nothing in this section prohibits employers and employees from establishing meal periods different from those provided in this section pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement. Presented to the governor May 16, 1989 Signed by the governor May 19, 1989, 11:13 a.m.