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Hours Worked: Michigan

Hours Worked requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: James F. Hermon and Lauren M. Phillips, Dykema


  • Minors who work more than five consecutive hours in Michigan must be provided a 30-minute rest break by their employer. See Break Periods.
  • Employers in Michigan may not require employees performing jury service to work a greater number of hours than their typical work schedule when those hours are combined with their jury service. See Jury Duty.