Can an employer direct you to perform work related tasks but tell you it must be done on your own time?

My employer has told me I must perform certain work related duties on my own time. I am a full time employee working from my home in Maine for a company based in South Carolina

Asked on May 16, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Maine

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

If you are a "non-exempt" employee (i.e. typically one who is paid hourly), then you must be compensated for all time that you work whether at home, in the office, during work, during non-work hours, etc.


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