The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenging wage and hour questions for employers. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—and ..
corresponding state wage and hour laws are not on hold during the pandemic. In addition to FLSA obligations, decisions regarding wage and hour could trigger nondiscrimination laws, health and safety laws, leave and accommodation laws, and state-specific laws. It also clarifies some common questions about how to handle pay for workers when they can’t physically come to work.
Closures, pay deductions and impact on pay for exempt v non-exempt employees;
Voluntary or mandatory telework arrangements and wage and hour obligations;
Can you require employees to use PTO during closures?
Obligations toward employees under government-imposed quarantine;