Driving company vehicle and getting paid for it?
My husband was issued a company vehicle that he keeps at home he does not start getting paid until he gets to the shop or job. Then his paid time ends when he leaves the job not when he gets home, sometimes it maybe two hours. Please give me legal info to support your answer I have been looking on the internet and have not been able to find anything exact. Thank you!
Asked By: VW LuLu - 10/15/2008
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Answered By: James R - 10/15/2008
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It's not illegal to not pay him for time he is not at work. If he happens to live far away from his job that isn't the companies problem even if he drives their car to get there and back.
Answered By: nevyn55025 - 10/15/2008
I'm not sure what your question is? should he be getting paid for his drive time to and from work? not unless that's what he was told when he was hired. If he was using his own car they might pay for his mileage but normally people don't get paid for their commutes.
Answered By: chucksright - 10/15/2008
He doesn't have to get paid for that, he wouldn't get paid if it was his car.
Answered By: ♥Puddles♥ - 10/15/2008
It's called commuting, and most companies do not pay you for your commute to and from work. If they did, what's to stop you from moving farther away, so it's a longer commute, and more money? His company is doing you a favor by issuing your husband a company vehicle, that way he is not adding those miles onto your... More
Answered By: Bekki B - 10/15/2008
He's lucky. Most people in that situation have to use their own vehicles to get to and from work.
Answered By: src50 - 10/15/2008
If you are in California you don't get paid, however, there is worker's compensation coverage
Answered By: fitty - 10/15/2008
OK, you are asking, should he be paid hourly/salary for his commuting time? NO. Of course not!! He should feel lucky to have a company car, that means the company is paying the INSURANCE on it... More
Answered By: mbrcatz - 10/15/2008
Answered By: Bobette - 9/24/2013
I have same issue going on with my husband would like any new info you've gotten. Unless signed a contract staring not paid for directions he is entitled to drive time
Answered By: Arlene - 1/5/2014
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