It’s hard to know when to draw the line when it comes to phones and laptops. As an employer, you know the drill about making sure your employees are compensated for any overtime work that they do. You know you’d be in hot water if you didn’t pay your employees the proper rate for their extra time. But have you considered the time that they put in at home from their electronic devices?
In our technology-dependent world, we tend to take laptops and cell phones for granted. They’re just a part of life. But when it comes to overtime pay, there are some things you need to know as an employer. Your liability goes up if you ignore the extra hours your staff put in outside of the office when they’re staring at a screen. We’ve got a few tips that you can follow to make sure that you’re paying your employees fairly for the amount of work they do.