Time clocks, time cards and time sheets are basic necessities forpurposes, workplace recordkeeping, tracking and more.
However, supervisors and HR pros need to understand what they can and cannot do with time records. That’s because problems can lead to legal disputes under the Fair Labor Standards Act ().
Some of the issues that could come into play:
- Whether managers are allowed to alter time sheets
- Whether having fill out time cards could alter their employment status
- Methods to prevent employees from falsifying their time records.
1. Is it illegal for managers to change exempt or’ time sheets 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 FLSA and the Employee Retirement I...(register to read more)