Daily Archives: January 9, 2024

Do employers need to pay for worker commutes? 

A recent memo from the Federal Office of Personnel Management  has raised new questions for the private sector.    New Federal guidance:  On Aug. 22, 2023, the Federal Office of Personnel Management issued guidance regarding whether the Fair Labor Standards Act requires federal workers to be compensated for their commute to work. This new guidance also included additional rules about federal teleworkers regarding pay and hours. The bottom line: it depends on whether a worker is […]

NEW IRS Mileage Rates for 2024  

 The IRS just announced the per-mile reimbursement rates for 2024. Beginning January 1, 2024, here are the new rates for the following business categories:   67 cents per mile driven for standard business use [an increase of 1.5 cents from 2023].  21 cents per mile driven for qualified active-duty Armed Forces members for medical travel or for moving purposes [a decrease of 1 cent from 2023].  14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations. […]