if on-call staff are informed that if we need them they would know by 3 that day do we have to pay

for staffing purposes, we have oncall staff - it has been suggested that we try telling our staff that they would be on-call until 3:00 that day to know if we wil need them, if they have not heard from us they they are not needed - woudl we have to pay them anything for having to "be reachable" by telephone those days until 3pm?

1 answer  |  asked Mar 9, 2012 06:03 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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Bruce Elfvin
There are many variables, including the type of job or jobs involved, and what restrictions are on the persons 'on call', so I believe that you really need to speak with an attorney that you can provide the specifics to and the attorney can check against the existing regulations for Wage and Hour.

You can find an employment lawyer near you or call my office and ask for Stuart Torch. Our number is 216.382.2500.

posted by Bruce Elfvin  |  Mar 9, 2012 07:14 AM [EST]

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