Winter Weather Doesn't Freeze Wage Laws

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 7:16 PM EST) -- With torrents of ice and snow pummeling large swaths of the U.S., attorneys say that employers must take care to avoid the wage-and-hour pitfalls that weather-related business disruptions can present.

Wage-and-hour laws contain no exceptions for weather emergencies, so employers must make sure that they are still paying their workers properly and complying with their recordkeeping obligations under the Fair Labor Standards Act and other statutes in order to keep from having to ride out a storm of litigation after the skies clear. 

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