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Avoid Unpaid Administrative Leave During Investigations

Society for Human Resource Management

March 7, 2022

Associate Natalie Groot was quoted in an SHRM article discussing how employers placing workers accused of misconduct on administrative leave typically should make the time off paid, particularly if the accused employee is exempt, to avoid wage and hour as well as discrimination claims. Specifically, Ms. Groot addressed when the target of an investigation should be placed on leave.


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