Updated to reflect Department of Labor guidance regarding eligibility for FFCRA leave when schools reopen.
Robin Shea, partner with Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, discusses compliance issues relating to telework, data security regulations, wage and hour laws for both exempt and non-exempt employees, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an order requiring all businesses to conduct their operations in whole, or in part, remotely through individual teleworking of their employees unless doing so is not possible.
Updated to include information on Pennsylvania.
Ogletree Deakins employment attorney Kathy Dudley Helms and veteran HR leader Lin Hearne share key insights on changing policies as a practical matter during the COVID-19 crisis.
An employer may use this survey form to gather feedback from employees on their experience working remotely. Data collected can be used to gauge the success of remote work arrangements and to gain insights into how the remote work experience may be improved.
An employer may use this survey to gather feedback on workplace safety from employees who have returned to the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. Survey data will help HR determine if additional safety measures, training or communication is needed to ensure employees feel safe at work.
An employer may use this survey form to collect input from employees during the development and implementation of return-to-work plans after a COVID-19-related shutdown or temporary remote work assignment. The information collected will help HR identify and address employee concerns and incorporate this feedback into return-to-work policies and procedures.
A recent survey by Littler reveals that a large majority of employers anticipate reopening their businesses in the next three months. At the same time, these employers are proceeding cautiously and taking numerous steps to maintain employees' safety.
This letter may be used to to communicate the employer's decision to deny an employee's request to work from home and to document the decision.
HR guidance on the legal risks and benefits of telecommuting.
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