One of today’s largest HR issues is struggling to find employees to hire. One of the main reasons is COVID-19. The workforce may be worried about getting sick, their children may not be back to in-person school, or they may find it unnecessary due to unemployment insurance. Highflyer has put together a panel of hiring experts in the Baton Rouge area to address how to handle recruiting in today’s environment.
If an exempt employee does any work, they must be paid for the full day—there is no minimum. For example, if an employee worked the first 20 minutes of their usual 8-hour day, then had to go home to deal with a flooding basement, they would be entitled to their full pay for that day.
Q: What are the penalties and costs for misclassifying employees?
Q: How should we handle returning personal belongings to a terminated employee? Can we pack them up for the employee?