Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.
A fellow employee is routinely late to work and takes extremely long lunch breaks (up to 3 hours). What is a supervisor’s responsibility in terms of verifying that an employee actually works an 8-hour day?
You don’t know the full story. A supervisor who knowingly certifies a false time card can be disciplined. But something also may be going on here.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.
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