Disaster Dilemma: How to Pay Employees Who Missed Work


More than a week after slamming into the East Coast, Hurricane Sandy is causing headaches in payroll.

Companies largely excused worker absences immediately after the storm, which left millions without power and tens of thousands temporarily homeless. But as businesses around the region return to normal, managers are grappling with how much, and how long, to pay employees who cannot make it in to work.

See Disaster Dilemma: How to Pay Employees Who Missed Work, by  Melissa Korn, Leslie Kwoh and Rachel Emma Silverman for The Wall Street Journal.

 

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Given flooding, some companies must consider longer-term accommodations for workers. Above, commuters at New York's Penn Station. [Getty Images

 

 

 

 

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