In a prior post titled Yes, You Do Have to Pay Employees for Checking E-Mail Outside of Work, we discussed steps employers can take to reduce the risk that non-exempt employees will assert unpaid wage claims for the time they spend checking and responding to e-mail (and other communications) during what would normally be the … Read more
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Each year, more employers are allowing their employees to telecommute. Many of them, however, do not take into consideration the legal or tax issues raised by telecommuting before allowing employees to work from home or another remote location. In addition, they do not consider whether telecommuting is appropriate for the particular position and employee. Federal … Read more
A question I’m often asked is whether employers need to pay their employees for checking and responding to e-mail during what would normally be the employee’s personal time. The answer is yes, and the answer applies to any form of e-communication, such as texting and instant messaging, and also to phone calls. While this may … Read more