Q: I’ve heard that exempt employees need to track time under MA law – is this true?
455 CMR 2.06: Notice and Recordkeeping
(2) Records. Every employer shall keep a true and accurate record of the name, complete address, social security number and occupation of each employee, of the amount paid each pay period to each employee, the hours worked each day, the dates on which each employee worked each week, and such other information as the Director or the Attorney General in their discretion shall deem material and necessary. Such records shall be kept on file for at least two years after the entry date of the record. Such records shall be maintained at the place of employment, at an office of the employer, or with a bank, accountant or other central location within the Commonwealth. All such records must be kept and furnished to the Director or Attorney General upon demand, in accordance with M.G.L. c. 151, §§ 3, 15 and 19(3).
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