Tag: reimbursement

Employee Reimbursement On August 26, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (S.B. 2999) amending the state’s Wage Payment and Collection Act. Under the law, employers must reimburse employees for all the necessary expenditures or losses they incurred that are directly related to the services they performed for the employer. However, an employee is not…

Question: On the day we terminated a California employee, he still had unreimbursed business expenses pending. Do we need to immediately reimburse him or can he be paid on our normal expense reimbursement cycle? Answer: Unlike final paychecks under California rules, you may process the expense reimbursements according to your company’s customary reimbursement schedule. Employees…

Question: An employee has been out on Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave; he has had no earnings (no benefit payroll deductions) and is now resigning. Can we require him to pay for his missed benefit deductions? Answer: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations do allow for employers to recoup employee missed premium payments for any FMLA leave…

Question:  Do we have to pay an exempt employee additional compensation to travel on weekends? Answer: Federal and state laws exempt certain employees from wage and hour requirements, such as overtime pay.  An “exemption” means that the overtime law does not apply to a particular classification of employees. Properly classified exempt employees are paid a…