Cell Phones, Laptops, and Lawsuits

Hammers, Maryann
December 2002
Workforce (10928332);Dec2002, Vol. 81 Issue 13, p15
Discusses the liability risk many employers in the U.S. are taking by having their employees bring their work home using e-mail, voice mail or pagers yet do not pay them for overtime. Details of a related survey conducted by labor and employment law attorneys with the Employment Law Alliance; Problems in differentiating between working overtime and being off-duty; Methods of minimizing company liability.


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