Should Your Commute Count as Part of Your Work Hours?

posted by Phil - 

I am about 20 minutes to work everyday on the north end of Pueblo...I don't mind not being paid to drive in and out....how about you?                  

Here's a question that a new study just put out there:  Should your commute count as part of your work hours?

 

 

After all, it's part of your job to get there and get home, even though you don't get paid for it.  And if you get an email or a call from your boss during your commute, you're going to take care of it.  So that's all work time, right?

 

 

According to the scientists behind the study, the answer is . . . YES, you should get paid for your commute.

 

 

But believe it or not, they DID find some people who wouldn't want that.

 

 

Those people say they like having their commute to mentally switch from home mode to work mode . . . and most importantly, they don't want to have their boss EXPECT them to get stuff done during that time. 

 

 

(Daily Mail)

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