If my employer is telling me that any vehicle maintaince has to be done on my time, is this correct?

Asked on July 19, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Florida


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Whose vehicle? If it is your personal vehicle (or a family member's vehicle, etc.), even one you drive to or for work, then yes--your employer can require you do this on your own time.

If it is a company vehicle, then while your employer can ask you to schedule it after your normal shift, if you are an hourly employee, you must be paid for the time spent doing this.

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