January is here—and for many employers across the country, that means the potential for winter weather that can impact the workplace. If your office or facility needs to close due to bad weather, do you know when you are required to pay your employees ?
What are the rules for paying employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)? How are the rules different for exempt vs. nonexempt employees?
Likewise, what effect what effect would a temporary shutdown of your business due to winter weather have on employees who are on a leave of absence under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?
BLR’s infographic “Winter Weather and the Workplace: FLSA, FMLA & When to Pay” provides answers to these questions with easy-to-use ‘decision trees’ based on an employee’s specific circumstances.
The infographic also links to an in-depth article by BLR Legal Editor Susan Prince on payroll laws and winter weather as well as to a sample inclement weather policy for employers.
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– Monster Hiring Survey
– Vacation and sick leave policies
– HR focused on social media policies for 2013