Setting the Rules for Remote Work:
Legal Requirements & Considerations

Remote Employee Compliance

One big trend that is arguably here to stay thanks to the pandemic is telecommuting. And with it comes a long list of compliance obligations.

Learn how to set telecommuting rules that are legally sound and clarify management and employee expectations with Setting the Rules for Remote Work.

Noted employment attorney (and telecommuter!) Anniken Davenport will walk you through the simplest and most sound legal strategies on remote worker compliance.

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Setting the Rules for Remote Work covers:

  • FMLA and ADA. Both demand different eligibility and oversight for remote workers.
  • Outdated wage and hour laws. How to avoid laws that require you to pay remote workers for the expenses they incur on your behalf.
  • Time-keeping. How to comply with state and federal laws on time-keeping and breaks for remote staff.
  • Managing changed duties and responsibilities. What to do when telework jobs change. You must stay on top of reclassification.
  • Discipline. The correct way to write up remote workers … and the unique issues in terminating them.
  • Common classification mistakes. How to properly classify remote workers as exempt vs. non-exempt and employee vs. independent contractor.
  • Remote workers in different states. The complicated hiring and payroll factors for remote workers who live in a different state than their employer, want to move or relocated temporarily.
  • Worker’s compensation. How you can mitigate the risks with planning and monitoring.
  • Reasonable accommodation. Why you must consider allowing employees with certain injuries or illnesses to work from home as a reasonable accommodation if you have any other remote employees (and even if you don’t).

If you have remote employees, these 75 minutes could be your best investment of the year. Get your copy of Setting the Rules for Remote Work now!



Pat DiDomenico, Editorial Director
HR Specialist

P.S. Your satisfaction is unconditionally guaranteed. If Setting the Rules for Remote Work fails to meet your needs, we will refund every penny you paid – no hassles, no questions asked.

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About Your Speaker:


Anniken Davenport is a noted employment law attorney and editor of HR Specialist: Employment Law. She has authored several books, including Bullet-Proof Your Employee Handbook and Overtime & Other Tricky Pay Issues, published by HR Specialist. She is the co-author of the upcoming Labor & Employment Law for the 21st Century by Prentice Hall. Anniken has served as a professor at Penn State University, where she taught business law and HR management, and she directed the Legal Studies Program at Wilson College. Her legal career includes representing government units in discrimination and other employment law cases and representing school districts in labor negotiations.

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