3.12. An employee is entitled, for his meal, to a period of 30 minutes with pay for each work period of 5 hours, whether or not he is authorized to leave the work premises. This section does not result in granting an additional half an hour pay to an employee who is not authorized to leave the work premises to take his meal.
An employee who is assigned to guard privately a patient in a hospital environment is replaced during his lunch break, except in case of emergency.
O.C. 441-84, s. 8; O.C.93-90, s. 7; Erratum, 1990 G.O. 2, 539; O.C. 1127-2013, s. 4.