California and Washington both have detailed regulations around Meal/Rest policies for nurses 🔎 📜 When working in these states here are the resources you need:

Forms to Print

  • Meal Period Waiver Form - You can print the form 📎 here. You will fill this out each time you get a new assignment in CA or WA or any time you want to revoke previously waived meal periods.

  • Missed Meal/Rest Break Daily Form- You can print the form 📎 here. You will fill this out for each shift in which you miss a meal break/rest break OR do not take your meal break within the first 5 hours of the start of your shift.

Trusted Policies/Information

  • Detailed information on the Meal Period Waiver Form can be found 📎 here.

  • Detailed information on the California Missed Meal/Rest Break Daily Form can be found 📎 here.

  • Detailed information on the Washington Missed Meal/Rest Break Daily Form can be found 📎 here.

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