While many companies are dealing with the more noticeable effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, wage and hour issues continue to be a concern as they could result in significant financial liability. As a result, it is important to be aware of these new pandemic-related wage and hour issues, including:
- Tricky “off the clock” and other wage payment issues for teleworking employees;
- Whether teleworking employees need to be paid for “commuting” time;
- Whether on-site employees should be paid for health screening time and other safety protocols; and
- Exempt/non-exempt issues resulting from employees performing multiple tasks on emergency bases.
At the same time, there are other important wage and hour issues that have changed significantly in 2020, including the new overtime rule, new classification guidance for independent contractors, and new joint employer guidance under the FLSA.
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