Inside Counsel: Legal Pitfalls with Employee Telecommuting
In an article published on July 19, 2016 by InsideCounsel, Kathryn Willis and Matthew T. Scully provide insight on the legal issues associated with employees working remotely. The article focuses on some of the key points employers should take into consideration when an employee requests to work from home. Willis and Scully explain how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can affect a business with employees who telecommute. Before a company allows employees to telecommute they should carefully review and analyze the legal risks that can arise when operating a telecommuting work program.
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