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A number of severe winter storms have hit different regions of the United States during the past few weeks. These storms create a myriad of problems for employers. One problem that often is overlooked is whether an employer who shuts down its operations still must pay those employees who report to work. Although such pay is not required by federal law, a number of states have enacted "reporting pay" laws which may be applicable in these circumstances. See our recent ASAP for a detailed analysis of the potential implications of such reporting pay laws.
This entry was written by Christopher Kaczmarek.