Walmart Supervisor Fired For Chatting With Employee After Hours

David Schepp

Should you get paid for talking to your boss on the phone after hours? Yes, according to a federal appeals courts, which recently upheld the dismissal of a supervisor employed at a Walmart store in Minnesota who was fired for violating company policy that prohibits off-the-clock work.

In its decision, the court also noted that the company was right to pay the employee for talking with her supervisor while she was off the clock.