December 31, 2018

Laura Elkayam and Matthew Feery, associates in the firm's Labor & Employment practice, were featured in an article for SHRM about whether the law requires employers to pay employees who are unable to report to work during inclement weather. According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers may require employees to use accrued leave for absences – even when a company is closed during a snowstorm – but Laura and Matt note that doing so risks hurting morale and is a quick way to anger at least part of your employee population.

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