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Do companies need to reimburse exempt employees for mileage commuting to and from work on the 6th or 7th day of the week after working the first 5 days?
Asked on October 13, 2019 under Employment Labor Law, California
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 3 years ago | Contributor
No, they do not. A company is NEVER required to reimburse employees for any travel expenses, whether commuting or otherwise (e.g for a business trip or to a client, etc.), and whether or not the employee is exempt or nonexempt. It is purely voluntarily whether, who, and what expenses they will reimburse.
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