Q: I have a problem with employees calling in to say they are not coming into work once they’ve reached 40 hours. We have a lot of overtime available, so it’s easy to have worked 40 hours by Thursday. People then call to say they are not coming in on Friday and don’t want to use their paid time off to cover the time, since they’re already getting paid for 40 hours (plus more, because of California overtime laws). It’s really causing problems with scheduling. What can I do?
Written by: Suzanne Lucas
Read by: Shoka
Produced by: Robin Epley
This Evil HR Lady column ran in the October 2020 issue of Comstock’s magazine. Read more here.
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