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Hopefully, you know by now that you should be tracking the time of non-exempt employees working remotely during this pandemic. If this is news to you, well…

But, have you figured out an excellent way to track hours that an employee works, even though s/he isn’t scheduled to work those hours? Continue reading

Let’s give credit where credit is due. When Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division had the unenviable task of creating and implementing supporting guidance, enforcing the law, and tending to all of its other responsibilities. All during a COVID-19 pandemic.

It wasn’t going to be perfect. Continue reading

Near the end of last month, I blogged here about this Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Field Assistance Bulletin. The  U.S. Department of Labor announced that, in most instances, it would no longer pursue pre-litigation liquidated damages arising out of a wage and hour investigation of your company. Continue reading

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. One of those reasons is when an employee is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and is seeking a medical diagnosis. Continue reading

No burying the lede today. Join me and an extra special guest for a Facebook Live HR/COVID-19 chat this Friday at 2 PM EDT / 11 AM PDT. It will be here over at The Employer Handbook Facebook Page.

Who is this special guest? Want a hint? I grew up not that far from this person. Continue reading

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