Determine if an Employee Must Be Paid for Time Spent Traveling

Key Points

  • As a general rule, employees must be paid for all time spent traveling unless they are commuting or traveling outside of regular working hours.
  • Employees also must be paid if they perform any work while traveling, such as reading a report or picking up tools.
  • Additional requirements apply if an employee is using a company vehicle to commute to and from work.

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