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Telecommuting: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls When Employees Work Remotely

    Format : On-Demand
    Industry : Human Resources
    Date : Wednesday, December 14, 2022
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    Start time : Any Time
    Duration : 60 mins
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 Attend our webinar on avoiding legal pitfalls in a virtual workforce. Telecommuting is how so many workers today manage to stay employed and still handle other responsibilities such as elder care, child care, disabilities they may have etc. Yet there are legal perils that companies face when they allow workers to telecommute. Join employment law expert Melissa Fleischer, Esq. as she lays it all out for you and helps ensure that your organization is best protected. She will also discuss the dangers a company faces when after providing this important benefit to workers, the organization suddenly takes it away as happened recently when Yahoo CEO suddenly announced that Yahoo would no longer allow their employees to telecommute.

What you will learn in this informative HR Webinar:

  • 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
  • Handling requests for FMLA leave from employees who work remotely
  • Whether organizations need to have a telecommuting policy
  • Best Practices for drafting a legally compliant Telecommuting Policy that will protect your workplace
  • Privacy and confidentiality concerns arising out of telecommuting arrangements
  • What a good telecommuting policy should include
  • Telecommuting as a flexible work arrangement 

Who Will Benefit:

  • HR Professionals
  • HR Directors
  • Managers
  • In-House Counsel
  • Attorneys
  • Business Owners

Melissa Fleischer, Esq.

Melissa Fleischer, Esq., is the Founder and President of HR Learning Center LLC, a full-service Human Resources Consulting Firm specializing in the area of employment law. HR Learning Center LLC provides training seminars, on-line webinars and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resource issues.

Ms. Fleischer is a management-side employment attorney with over twenty (20) years’ experience and is nationally recognized as an expert in her field. She has successfully represented numerous clients in employment discrimination litigation as well as providing preventive counseling and training on workplace issues. Ms. Fleischer is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of employment law topics including seminars and workshops on Anti-Harassment Training, FMLA/ADA Training and Workplace Violence Prevention Training. Ms. Fleischer earned her JD degree at George Washington University.

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