Career Prep: Is Employer Required to Pay Me for Hurricane Day?

Job search takes practice – just like studying for the SAT. That’s why we came up with daily Career Prep questions to help you “study” for your job search! Here’s today’s question: Maria is an hourly worker. She regularly gets 40 hours/week at her employer. Last week, they closed the office and told her she didn’t need to come in because of a hurricane. When Maria got her paycheck, she was only paid for 32 hours. She assumed she should have been paid for the hours since she was available to work and it was the company’s decision to close. Meanwhile, she knows the salaried employees at the company won’t be docked any pay. [poll id="91"] (NEW! Click here for the right answer.) Image Credit: Shutterstock

This week on Well This Happened, we discussed Taylor's awkward workplace dilemma.

Taylor recently started a job at a retail store that's solely commission-based. He's really liking it, and learning a lot about sales.

However, his excitement for the job started to decline when the store manager started stealing clients from him and other team members.

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