In this practical webinar, you will learn how to handle requests from employees to work remotely. You will learn how to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), and other employment laws when handling these requests.
Upon course completion, you will be able to:
- Compare what other employers are offering in terms of alternative work arrangements
- Outline and articulate what the ADA, FLSA, and FMLA laws require when it comes to work-from-home or other remote-work arrangements with employees
- Comply with employment laws when dealing with requests to work from home
- Respond to questions from clients and employees about remote work arrangements
- Determine when it is acceptable to deny requests to work from home
- Draft and improve workplace policies relating to telecommuting and other remote work arrangements
- Train managers how to respond to work-from-home and other remote-work requests
- Teach managers how to make remote-work arrangements successful
- Advise employees how to be successful working remotely
- Reduce the likelihood of claims arising from such remote work arrangements
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Jessica Brown is a partner in the Labor & Employment and Class Action practice groups at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Ms. Brown has been ranked by Chambers USA for fifteen consecutive years as one of “America's Leading Lawyers for Labor & Employment.” She won the Denver Business Journal’s “Outstanding Women in Business” award for the Law category in 2015. Ms. Brown is a frequent author and speaker on employment law, investigations, and leadership issues. She received her law degree from the University of Texas in Austin, where she served as Executive Editor for the Texas Law Review, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and graduated with High Honors.
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