Do your employees become "volunteer employees?' As more and more businesses recruit their employees to volunteer for local non-profits, it is useful to know of some of the legal issues involved with the effort. Volunteers for organizations are legally treated as "employees" in several ways and it is essential to understand what is involved when sending them off to help out on company time. While this article focuses on general legal issues of volunteering, there is still some helpful knowledge for businesses that can be applied to their circumstances.
Volunteering for Charity, Legally