Paying for Off-Hours Education, Training, Counseling, or Other Activities

studying-699485_1280If your company sends its employees off for education, training, counseling, or psychological testing on their own time, you may have to pay them.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) generally requires employers to pay non-exempt employees for all the hours they work.  (On the other hand, exempt employees are generally salaried staff members compensated based on their total job responsibilities, not the number of hours they work.)

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