Managing remote workers is a minefield of government rules, legal violations and employee complaints.
Even if your practice has only one remote worker, a simple mistake can lead to significant financial and legal consequences for violating some of the most common employment rules (i.e., ADA, discrimination [wage, hour, race, age, COVID], workers’ comp, etc.). The only way to protect your practice is to implement legally binding, compliant policies and procedures specific to the nuances of managing remote workers.
The time for cobbled-together remote work plans is over. Your practice must have policies and procedures for managing remote workers or you face fines, sanctions, and legal action.
That’s where nationally recognized employment lawyer, Kelly Holden, JD, comes in. During her online training, Kelly will walk you through how to avoid the most common legal pitfalls to managing remote workers. By attending this online training, you’ll receive specific, step-by-step advice that will help you ensure that your remote worker policies and procedures protect your practice and keep you out of legal and financial trouble.
Here are just a few of the expert strategies for managing remote workers you’ll receive by attending this 60-minute online training:
- Protect your practice with required documentation for hourly workers
- Avoid preferential treatment allegations with an iron-clad remote work policy
- Adhere to complex wage, hour, and discrimination claims laws
- Mitigate risk of workers’ compensation claims for at-home accidents
- Develop airtight office equipment use policies for workers going remote
- Avoid ADA claims with reasonable accommodation policies for disabled employees
- Pay reasonable reimbursement for remote equipment to head off financial loss
- Block employee uprisings when some staff get remote approval, and others don’t
- Get workers back on-site where you need them without risking legal action
- Comply with complicated state-specific tax withholding laws for out-of-state staff
- Stop HIPAA violations of patient info when workers aren’t in your office
- Sensitively handle ongoing remote work requests for childcare reasons
- And so much more!
More employees are pushing to work remotely. This can expose your practice to a significant amount of legal risk. But it doesn’t have to if you implement airtight remote work policies right now.
This expert-led online training will help you bulletproof your policies and procedures for off-site staff. This is the only way you can really protect your practice from costly, stressful remote worker-driven investigations and litigation.
Kelly is a licensed lawyer in three states, heads the DBL Law’s employment law division, which represents private and public employers in all facets of employment law. She has been advising HR managers and healthcare companies for over 26 years in all aspects of employment law.
Kelly’s employment law practice Includes advising clients on compliance with various employment laws and providing in-house training on such issues. She is a former SHRM member and president of a local chapter as well as several nonprofit boards. More recently, Kelly has been using her acquired expertise in advising companies on complying with COVID-19 employment issues.
Kelly has experience working with the EEOC, DOL, DOJ and litigating cases in federal and state courts. She also advises companies on I·9 compliance and performs I-9 audits. conducts harassment investigations, drafts employee handbooks and employment policies and, does training on all aspects of employment law. Kelly was featured on WI/XU Cincinnati, as a subject matter expert, lo speak on 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the impact it has.
Slide handouts provided good information. I appreciated the time set aside for questions.