Good Guys Construction Co. allows employees to travel to the shop the night before to pack the tools and supplies they need for the next day. That way, employees can drive from their homes directly to the jobsite in the morning. Employees are not paid for their evening travel time to the shop; they are paid from the time they arrive at the jobsite to the time they leave. All employees have agreed to this policy.
When employees travel from home directly to the jobsite, they are not required to be paid for this time. This is the case with the morning commute of Good Guys Construction’s employees from their homes to the jobsite. Where Good Guys Construction violates Wage and Hour regulations is in how they handle the time employees spend in the evening...
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