Meal and Break Rules in Mississippi

Minors must be allowed at least 30 minutes for each meal period, which must commence reasonably close to 6:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 6:00 p.m. or12:00 midnight, or approximately midway of any work period or at such other times as deemed reasonable by the Department of Workforce Development. No minor under age 18 may be employed or permitted to work more than six consecutive hours without a meal period.