Can an employer ignore your availability?
Yes, they can do that. Employers have full discretion and authority in setting work days and hours.
What to do if employer requires you to arrive 15 minutes early?
Tell him that you have no problem with putting extra effort in, but you also feel work has to be paid. Try to make this about fairness and employee-satisfaction as an important counterweight to the relatively small savings on wages. Also, don´t expect an organisation to change over night just for you.
Can a non exempt employee request time off?
Managers need to consider how to process time off requests from both non-exempt and exempt employees. While non-exempt employees must only be paid for hours worked, exempt employees must receive their salaries regardless of time clocked.
What are the rules for requesting time off?
Rules for time-off requests should include: How requests should be submitted. When employees can request time off. When employees can’t request time off (e.g., special events) How far in advance a time-off request needs to be made. How often time-off requests can be made. Considerations that are specific to your business.
Can a employer deny your request for vacation time?
Many employers claim that time away from work improves productivity in their employees. However, some workers harbor concerns that their employers will deny their requests for vacation time. It is important for workers in California to understand the laws about vacation time.
Do you have to arrive at work before official start time?
Many employers have employees who must arrive to work before their official start times to get their workstations ready for work.
Why is the time the employee waits considered time worked?
The time the employee waits is considered time worked because the employee is not allowed to leave the premises or free to use the time for personal use. Instead the employee waits for instructions to resume working, which benefits his employer.
When do non-exempt employees travel for work?
Employers are required to compensate non-exempt employees for time spent traveling to attend local conferences, classes, meetings, or other work-related events that is above and beyond the employee’s normal commuting time and takes place in one day.
When is show up time considered hours worked?
In this segment of our series, we will discuss when show-up time should be considered hours worked. As a general rule the FLSA requires employers to pay their employees for time actually worked. There may be some instances where an employee arrives to work, as directed by the employer, only to be sent home before any work is performed.