Telecommuting Employee Requirements: Strategies to Avoid Legal Pitfalls

Please join Melissa Fleischer, attorney at law, as she provides step-by-step guidance on how to avoid the legal pitfalls associated with a telecommuting workforce.

  • Home
  • Recorded
  • Telecommuting Employee Requirements: Strategies to Avoid Legal Pitfalls
About The Event

It’s estimated that nearly two-thirds of employers offer some form of work-at-home employment arrangement for their employees. This can range from a periodic “working from home” day to a normal five day a week at home work schedule in which an employee never sets foot in your office. No matter the type of telecommuting options offered by an employer, many companies fail to pay enough attention to the regulatory requirements and the related risks and potential liabilities that go along with at-home employee work arrangements. For example, does the ADA require an employer to make an accommodation for a work-at-home employee who requests an accommodation? Does a work-at-home employee arrangement alter the nature of FMLA? How should an employer track intermittent leave or requests for caregiver leave? Can OSHA worker safety requirements be applied to a home office? Does a worker who is injured while at work in his or her home office qualify for Workers’ Comp? Do FLSA overtime rules apply or are your telecommuter employees exempt from overtime? These are just some examples of the questions that you need to have answers to.

Please join Melissa Fleischer, attorney at law, as she provides step-by-step guidance on how to avoid the legal pitfalls associated with a telecommuting workforce.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Just a sampling of the many practical tips you’ll take away:

  • Find out whether you must provide telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA
  • Review the requirements under ADA, FMLA, FLSA, Workers’ Comp, and OSHA relating to work-at-home telecommuting arrangements
  • See how allowing some but not others to telecommute could give rise to discrimination claims against your organization
  • Learn the steps to protect your organization if an employee is injured while working from home
  • Review how to handle requests for FMLA leave from employees who work remotely
  • Understand whether your employer should have a telecommuting policy
  • Review best practices for drafting a legally compliant telecommuting policy that will protect your employer
  • AND MUCH MORE!

Who Should Attend?

  • HR Professionals
  • In-House Counsel
  • Managers
  • Business Owners
be9bd7c0b9625126f985b421036a9339.jpg
Melissa Fleischer, Esq

Melissa Fleischer, Esq., is a sought-after employment law attorney and HR advisor, having utilized her 20 years of law practice experience specializing in employment discrimination litigation to form HR Learning Center LLC, an HR consulting firm that specializes in providing workplace solutions to employers on a wide range of legal and human resource management issues. Ms. Fleischer provides preventative counseling and proactive training on a wide-range of employment law issues to help employers achieve legal compliance and reduce litigation costs, Ms. Fleischer is a management-side employment attorney and is nationally recognized as an expert in her field. Ms. Fleischer has successfully represented numerous clients in employment discrimination litigation as well as providing preventive counseling and training on workplace issues. Ms Fleischer was previously associated with Epstein Becker & Green in NYC.

Through HR Learning Center, Ms. Fleischer provides on-site training seminars and on-line training webinars and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resource issues including sexual harassment, disabilities, diversity, discrimination, workplace violence, employee use of social media, job descriptions, employee handbooks, workplace investigations, FLSA misclassification and independent contractor status, information privacy and security, and HR records management. She also offers compliance training on the major employment laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, including exempt and non-exempt worker classifications and the National Labor Relations Act. She presents seminars, leads webinars and workshops, and is a frequent lecturer on these and other HR management and legal topics.

Ms. Fleischer served as a chapter editor for the Family and Medical Leave Act Treatise, published by the Bureau of National Affairs. She also served as an Editor for HRExpert, an on-line legal resource for attorneys and HR Professionals. Ms. Fleischer is an adjunct faculty member with the Professional Development Center at SUNY/Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Ms. Fleischer earned her J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., and her B.A., cum laude, from New York University.

ceu1.png

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Credits: 1.5

ceu2.png

Compliance Prime is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org

Credits: 1.5

A Webinar is simply a web based seminar, where a participant can interact directly with the presenter and can ask questions during Q&A.
Purchase a Webinar. Then login to your user account. Go to Orders > Webinar. You will see a “How to Join” button. Click on that, and you will be taken to Event Details page, where you can see “How to Join” tab.
Yes, you can ask Question directly to the speaker over the call or via chat.
You will be provided a link to access the webinar, this will install a very small software just once. You don’t have to download it again in future.
While signing up, please use your details on Sign Up page and once you complete your order, you can login to your account and add actual attendee details against your order.
You can add the actual attendee detail from your Compliance Prime account after logging in.
You can download the Invoice by Logging into your account. You can find that under order history.
Yes, you can save upto 50% on group registration. Please contact us to find your exact discount. You can chat with us, call at 888-527-3477 or email at help@complianceprime.com
You can apply those coupons/credits on checkout page.
While registering online for any course you need to choose the quantity of the webinar. You can also change the quantity in your shopping cart. On next page, please use the billing details for creating account and once your registration is completed, you can add all attendee details from your account.
No, the login details are unique to each paid registrants. You need to buy additional registration for each of the other participants
Login to your user account. Go to Orders > Webinar. You will see a “How to Join” button. Click on that, and you will be taken to Event Details page, where you can see “How to Join” tab.

Also, please check your junk mail or spam folder for events@complianceprime.email or customercare@gotowebinar.com. If you are still unable to find it, contact our Customer Service at (888) 527-3477, 8:00am-4:30pm EST Monday-Friday, for a new one.
Please login to your account and download your “Certificate of Participation” against the webinar you are registered for. It usually available there in next 48 hours after the webinar.

For that, login to your user account. Go to Orders > Webinar. You will see a “Attendees” button. Click on that, it will go to Add Attendee page. There you can add Attendee details. Once you have added the details, you will be taken to Attendee Listing page, where you can see “Certificate Download” button to download certificate.
If you opt for Recording we will share a link of the respective webinar which you have chosen within 10 business days after the webinar day. You need to login to your account to download this webinar recording in mp3/mp4 format on your computer system.
After you have purchased a recording, login to user account. Go to Orders->Recording tab. There you will find a Download link. Click on that to download the video.
No. You need to buy additional recordings for each of the other participants.
On Demand webinars are the online programs that allow you to earn CEUs at your convenience. You can watch it multiple times for 30 days from the date of your purchase. You just need to go into your Compliance Prime account to access that.

Once you have purchased a On-demand video, login to user account. Go to Orders->On-demand tab. You will find a Watch Now button. Click Watch Now button to watch the video.
In recording you can download the webinar and keep it with you forever. Where as in On-demand you can stream the webinar for a period of 30 days and you cannot download this.
A Transcript is the written PDF file, which contain word-to-word recording of presentation. You can download it and read it whenever you want. In order to get the transcript, please login to your account. Then go to Orders->Transcript tab. You will find a Download link. Click Download link to download the transcript
A conference room with Unlimited Participants will allow you to gather as many people you want in a conference room and attend together. You will get a single login details which you can use to access the webinar from a conference room with unlimited attendees.
Continuing Education Credits can be availed for On-Demand option but not for the recordings.
You may register online up to one-half hour prior to the live webinar.
Yes, please contact us to request for this. You can chat with us, call at 888-527-3477 or email at help@complianceprime.com
We have created some packages of previously held webinars from similar interest group. By going for this option, you can save almost 50% every time as compare to the individual products.
Yes you can. Please select the webinars and let us know. We will adjust the price accordingly for you.

All Access Membership

Let's get unlimited with compliance Prime All Access Membership Plans and Access Hundreds of Courses Each Year.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Why You Should Subscribe?
Unlimited Live and On-Demand Courses

Attend any of our live webinars, more than 100 every year and all previously recorded webinars in On-Demand format related to HR, Payroll, Affordable Housing, Construction Law Management, Microsoft Office and Performance Management Office.

Access Everywhere

Access any Live and On-Demand webinar from your computer, or mobile device.

Unlimited SHRM and HRCI Credits

All our HR related programs are pre-approved for HRCI and SHRM credits, for which you don't have to pay anything.

Free Access to Course Materials

Each program comes with Additional Course Materials, which you can download and read anytime

Group Discounts

If you have a group, we offer good discounts on group membership. Please contact us at help@complianceprime.com or call 888-527-3477 or chat with us.

DON'T WAIT SUBSCRIBE NOW

What people are saying about us