Meal and coffee breaks according to the agreement between Efling and SA

Employees are entitled to a meal break, one hour during the period from 11:30 to 13:00, which is not considered working hours.  If the employee has access to a canteen or cafeteria, the lunch break may be shortened to half (½) an hour.

The coffee breaks are 35 minutes per day and are paid as worked time. Overtime shall be paid if the lunch or coffee break is worked.

The evening meal break is from 19:00 to 20:00 each day and is paid at overtime rates. If work is carried out during the meal break, i.e. after 19:00, an additional hour is to be paid in excess of worked hours.

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