Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kathy Neal, JD, will be sharing from her employment law expertise As more organizations are “going virtual,”telecommuting, international teams, and employees who extend their workday with electronics. Approximately 80% of U. S. workers continue to do business remotely after normal work hours. Managing remote or virtual workers differs from managing on-site workers. Examining, planning, and implementing legal and contractual issues are not always the same as managing on-site workers. Failure to address these alternative types of work relationships can impact your risk. Employers must look at policies, procedure, contractual agreements, benefits, state tax adjustments, use of personal equipment and home office. The virtual workplace is a reality that is expanding and influencing how organizations do their work. The new virtual work environment offers exciting opportunities as well as challenges to avoid liability. Implementing prevention strategies to minimize liability includes designing and developing “virtual” policies, and training managers and employees who will be engaged in the virtual environment