David Barron, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discusses Hurricane Harvey on ebn. “The normal systems and procedures go out the window,” says David. “You have all these different scenarios where HR might not have a playbook.” David notes that most companies have sophisticated systems to manage payroll, even if employees aren’t able to physically enter their workplace. Exempt employees require full pay, as long as they worked for most of the week, he says; non-exempt employees should only be paid for the hours they worked, including overtime if applicable.
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