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If your business has stayed open despite the snow then it  is your employees’ responsibility to get to work. If they don’t turn in for work due to the snow (and therefore don’t provide work in return for pay) then, unless it says differently in their contract of employment you don’t have to pay them. However, this won’t create much goodwill among your workforce so it may be better to pay the price and support them now and in turn they will  return the favour when you need one (hopefully!)  P.S. For those cash rich employers out there who think I must be off my rocker even suggesting the idea of not paying employees in such conditions, spare a thought for the cash strapped businesses who are dealing with a catastrophic drop in orders as well as absentee employees!

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