Category: General health
- “… employees who take lunch breaks are more likely to report being efficient at work and satisfied with their jobs…”
- “… nearly 90 percent of employees consider the ability to take a lunch break critical when accepting a new job…”
- “… the average lunch break is less than 30 minutes for more than half of North American workers…”
Taking a Lunch Break Benefits Employees & Employers
The above statistics make two things clear: the importance of lunch breaks is about more than just preventing a rumbly tummy, and employees and employers gain from lunch breaks taken, not missed.
Unfortunately, though, Newsroom shares that “more than half of U.S. employees who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to make it healthy.” The Newsroom statistic indicates that even when employees make time for a lunch break, they’re not making consistent healthy choices.
Experts also point out,