b'We continue to comply with all applicable wage and hour laws and regulations, including those relatedto minimum wage, overtime compensation, piece rates and any/all legally mandated benefits.We ensure all associates work within the Department of Labor Wage and Hourlimits of regular and overtime hours. Where audits (2013 and 2014) found our practicesovertime is required, those associates are to be fully in line with all applicable laws,normallygranted at least one day off in every including the Fair Labor Standards Act. seven-day period.We provide associates a full accounting of all We pay punch-to-punch to ensure our timeworked, with direct deposit to a debit cardassociatesare paid for all donning and doffing or bank account. We have kiosks at all our plants time. We conduct monthly First and Last whereassociates can view or print pay stubs, orPrincipal Activity audits in all plants to ensure they can view them online.we remain in full compliance. Two recentIn most of our production facilities, we provide two 30-minute breaks per day, and in others, we provide one 30-minute lunch break and two other shorter breaks. We maintain adequate staff to accommodate associate requests for bathroom breaks within a reasonable time, and we pride ourselves on the cleanliness and appearance of our restroom facilities. We publish all associate policies and procedures for our associates to view via kiosks in our plants or from their HR departments. We also require that our associates and anyone working on our behalf - including business partners, vendors, service providers, independent contractors and each of their subcontractors - comply with all the laws and regulations in the countries in which they and Perdue operate, as well as with our companys procedures and policies. In particular, Perdue Farms requires that everyonein our supply chains adhere to an absoluteprohibition on the use of human trafficking,slavery or involuntary labor of any kind, includingchild labor and indentured labor. 52 PEOPLE AND PARTNERS: OUR ASSOCIATES'