Prompted by telework arrangements that arose in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL) issued a Bulletin addressing important work-from-home wage-and-hour considerations. The DOL’s Bulletin presents useful guidance for employers grappling with the challenges of managing working time and pay of employees forced into remote work arrangements by COVID-19. The Bulletin reaffirms the importance of clear timekeeping policies, procedures, and practices, and indicates that reviewing proper compensation for teleworking employees is on the DOL’s radar.

Read the full GT Alert, “DOL Issues Guidance on Wage-and-Hour Obligations as Pandemic Increases Telework.”