U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance for Teleworkers’ Compensable Hours

The Coronavirus pandemic led to many new teleworker positions across all industries. As workers were forced to work from the safety of their homes, many wondered about compensable hours. The United States Department of Labor released clarifying guidance this past week about this issue. The guidance specifies that employers have an obligation to track compensable hours of their teleworkers. This reaffirms the idea that workers must be paid for all worked hours, no matter where they are located.

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