See what I did there? Don’t worry; I’ll be here all week. Continue reading
Let’s say that some of your non-exempt employees choose to telework for part of the day and work at the office for part of the day, with enough time to perform personal tasks in between. Do you have to compensate them for the travel time between home and office?
Let’s check out some hypothetical scenarios.
While you were busy partying at home like it’s 1999 (cue music) or on Zoom with friends, or playing socially-distanced Cards Against Humanity, or whatever it is that HR folks do to let off a year of scalding-hot steam, the U.S. Department of Labor was staying busy at work on New Year’s Eve.
Yesterday, I put out some feelers — Title VII friendly ones — to gauge interest in hosting “The Employer Handbook Office Hours” on Zoom tomorrow. And I was overwhelmed by the reader emails, fresh-baked cookies, and cryptocurrency. So, we’re on for tomorrow at Noon EST. Continue reading
If you operate a restaurant or other establishment with tipped employees, the odds are that wage and hour laws have not been your top priority in 2020 — as opposed to, say, staying afloat.
It’s been a tough year. Continue reading
Remember yesterday, when I told you that the House had passed a bipartisan bill that would allow businesses to voluntarily provide Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave in Q1 of 2021? And then the Senate approved the same measure by a 92-8 vote.
And all that was left was for President Trump to sign this monster 5,593-page bill into law.
Except, here’s the thing. Continue reading