Posts Tagged ‘smartphones’

Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?

According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, three out of four employers believe that two or more productive work hours are lost each day because employees are distracted. What is the number one culprit, according to employers? More than half (55 percent) of employers blame cell phones and texting. The survey showed that the vast majority […]

27 Jun 16 - Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work

In this era of smartphones and tablets, remote work creates off-the-clock liability issues. There is no longer a clear line in the sand signifying the end of a work day. Litigation has increased from nonexempt employees claiming that they were using their smartphones or other devices to do off-the-clock work after hours. If nonexempt employees […]

28 May 15 - Exempt/Nonexempt, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »