Like any other worker, traveling employees are entitled to payment for the time they devote to work, whether they’re traveling for business or simply on call. Making sure all legal requirements are met and potential problems are avoided is key to both regulatory compliance and sound HR management.
Payment for Travel Time
Traveling employees are entitled to payment for time they spend traveling for work, though specific restrictions do apply. The rules vary depending on whether it’s a one-day trip or an overnight trip.