Time clocks, time cards and time sheets are basic necessities for payroll purposes, workplace recordkeeping,Act ( ) tracking, etc. But legal disputes under the Fair Labor Standards Act ( ) can arise over whether managers are allowed to alter time sheets; whether exempts may have their employment status altered by having to fill out time cards; and methods to prevent employees from falsifying their time records.
FAQs about time sheets1. Is it illegal for managers to change employees' time sheets, exempt or nonexempt, if they neglect to indicate a day off, etc.?
Time sheets are the property of the company, and it is a company obligation to make sure they are correct. Otherwise they could run afoul of payroll and benefits laws, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
For example, if a manager alters a time sheet without the knowledge o...(register to read more)