Strategies for Avoiding Off-the-Clock Work While Working Remotely
Employees are working from home at unprecedented numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Working remotely is an abrupt change for nonexempt (hourly) employees who would typically clock-in and -out at the worksite under the direction of a supervisor. Such a major, unplanned operational shift can create challenges for employers wishing to remain compliant with wage and hour laws.
In this article, Elizabeth Arnold discusses strategies for evaluating compliance of nonexempt employees who perform primarily computer-based work.