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Our church's accountant sent me this message:

The Fair Labor Standards Act states that the amount employees should receive cannot be determined without knowing the number of hours worked. Since we do not have a business with hours like 9-5 we cannot fall in the exemption that many professionals (like teachers) are in. We need a policy that covers when compensation is earned, for example, on-call time, lectures, meetings and training program time, rest and meal periods, and travel time.

Is there a boiler plate policy that we can begin with so we don't need to reinvent the wheel?


I don't believe there is a "boiler plate policy" that can be applied. 

The following online entry might provide some assistance.


You can also contact our Human Resources Office if you have specific questions 616-224-0770



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