What are the wages to be paid when required to attend a work related meeting?

Employee is required to attend a one hour meeting on a scheduled day off. Employer only pays for two hours of the employees wagesIs the employee entitled to more wages?

Asked on July 11, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

Cameron Norris, Esq. / Law Office of Gary W. Norris

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

No.  The employer is required to pay you for two hours minimum for "clocking-in" at all.  They are doing the right thing here.  You should be happy you are getting paid for two hours when the meeting is only an hour long.


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