Staying compliant during natural disasters: Pay, leave questions answered

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The arrival of Hurricane Florence — and the dreaded aftermath — has a lot of employers wondering about HR challenges that come along with natural disasters.

FLSA and FMLA compliance is a big concern at times like this, and employment lawyer Kara Maciel answered some common questions HR pros have when disaster strikes.

Wage and hour concerns

If our company closes due to the storm or damage afterwards, do we have to pay employees for that time?

According to the FLSA, nonexempt employees only have to be paid for time actually worked. So, while the worksite is closed due to

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