1. Remote Work Arrangements in a Nonprofit

Remote Work Arrangements in a Nonprofit

Event ID: 2192631
Duration: 50 Minutes
Presenter: Melissa Fleischer, Attorney at Law, President and Founder, HR Learning Center LLC

Remote Work Arrangements in a Nonprofit

More and more workers are working remotely and telecommuting to work. Yet nonprofit employers need to be aware that there can be legal pitfalls in a virtual workforce. Telecommuting helps many workers today manage to stay employed and still handle other responsibilities such as elder care, childcare, disabilities they may have. But there are legal perils that companies face when they allow workers to telecommute.

Please 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 procedure that companies should use when allowing telecommuting and whether it is recommended to have a telecommuting policy and agreement.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • Whether you must provide telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA
  • Whether discrimination claims can arise when you allow some and not others to telecommute
  • Steps to protect your organization if an employee is injured while working from home
  • Handling requests for FMLA leave from employees who work remotely
  • Best practices for telecommuting procedures
  • Understanding what your telecommuting policy should include
  • Learning what a telecommuting agreement should contain
  • Best practices for drafting a legally compliant Telecommuting Policy that will protect your workplace

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