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Hurricane Sandy recently pummeled the Eastern Seaboard leading to thousands of business to close and many more employees off of work. In the HR world, that leads to several employment-related questions:
> Do companies that close still have to pay their employees?
> If a company remains open, but employees cannot make it to work, will the be forced to take a vacation day or personal day off?
> If a company does close, can employee offer to work from home and still demand payment?
> And what if a company closes, and employee comes to work anyway?
This article reviews the main wage and hour issues involved.