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- FLSA Hours Worked Advisor

The second factor is whether your employee's attendance at the lecture, meeting, training or other similar activity is voluntary.

Your employee's attendance is not voluntary if:

  1. you, as the employer, require it;
  2. your employee understands or is led to believe that not attending will adversely affect his or her present working conditions;
  3. not attending will adversely affect your employee's continued employment; or
  4. disciplinary action will be taken against your employee for not attending.

Is your employee required to be in attendance at the lecture, meeting, training or other similar activity?