If gas prices remain much above $2 after the first of the year, employees with a long commute will start rethinking their employment options, says Don Tyler, employee-management expert in
Employers basically have two options. The first option is to do nothing. If you have a ready supply of available employees locally, high fuel prices may not be a concern.
If, however, you have employees driving long distances to get to work, you could consider paying all employees a “fuel surcharge” when gas prices are above a pre-determined level. That fuel surcharge may be $20 per week or $50 a month, explains