Does an Employer have to Pay Travel Time?

Does an Employer have to Pay Travel Time?

Your company was built on hard work and the tenacity of a triathlete. Your foundation should also include best practices like paying employees for required travel time. Unnecessary lawsuits will torpedo your dream. Be diligent. But what employee travel time must you...
Monitoring Employee Locations in the Workplace: How Far is Too Far?

Monitoring Employee Locations in the Workplace: How Far is Too Far?

As technology continues to get more sophisticated year over year, concerns over privacy in the workplace continue to rise. Most employees understand that emails sent using a company email account or files stored on a company device are considered property of the...
#2 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Not Paying Required Travel Time

#2 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Not Paying Required Travel Time

Do you pay your employees to travel between work sites? Let’s talk before the Department of Labor knocks on your door. The U.S. Department of Labor requires employers to pay for travel time. The DOL’s website says, “Time spent traveling during normal...
Test Drive Automated Travel Time and Mileage Reporting

Test Drive Automated Travel Time and Mileage Reporting

Do you have hourly employees who drive between job sites?  You may be paying too much for travel time but don’t know what to do about it. In a previous post, Speed Up Payday with Hassle-free, Automated Travel Time and Mileage, we introduced our travel...
Speed Up Payday with Hassle-free, Automated Drive Time & Mileage

Speed Up Payday with Hassle-free, Automated Drive Time & Mileage

Panic sets in! Payroll is due tomorrow, and your desk is littered with piles of employee handwritten timesheets. The law requires companies to pay employees for their drive time, but tracking it is a logistical nightmare. Your tedious, head-pounding workaround takes...