The company does outside sales (on commission) and we do in office training for about an hour a day. Should the employees get paid for in office training part?
Much of the answer to your question will turn on whether these persons are considered independent contractors or employees, Other factors to consider will involve the voluntary nature of the training, its value, and benefits to the company and/or the salespersons. If you are the business owner, retain an attorney to review the practices and help draft your agreements.
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