Remote Work Arrangements
More and more employees are requesting to work remotely. Recent polls indicate that today more than 3.9 million employees across the U.S. (almost 3% of the U.S. workforce) telecommute to work. While new technologies and changing family demographics are fueling the need for remote working arrangements, employers need to be aware that legal pitfalls can arise. Join employment law attorney Michelli Rivera, Esq. as she lays it all out for you and helps ensure that your organization is best protected as it considers and implements telecommuting arrangements.
What you will learn in this informative webinar:
- What you should consider when determining whether to grant or deny telecommuting arrangements
- Whether you need to have a telecommuting policy
- Best practices for drafting a legally compliant telecommuting policy
- Whether employees should sign telecommuting work agreements and what should be included
- Whether you must provide telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA
- Whether allowing some but not others to telecommute could give rise to discrimination claims against your organization
- Steps to protect your organization if an employee is injured while working from home
- Steps to protect your company property, equipment and confidential information while your employee works from home
Michelli Rivera is an associate in the firm's Atlanta office. She represents clients in all areas of labor and employment law including employment discrimination claims, wrongful termination claims, wage and hour disputes and audits, non-compete and restrictive covenants, compliance, training, and prevention.Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Michelli practiced with the law firm of Burr & Forman, LLP handling commercial business disputes and employment matters. Previously, she interned with t... View Full Profile
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