does an employer have to pay for travel time/mileage?

I live in PA and work part-time from home. My employer classifies me as a

Asked on August 12, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Generally speaking, travel cost and time is not included in an employees compensation package unless it is specifically bartered for.  What I think you need to do is look at your contract and then speak with an accountant about taking these as deductions for unreimbursed business expenses.  It really depends on your classification tax wise.  Good luck.

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