Tag: remote workers

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Hiring Mistakes Costs Up Sharply During COVID

Just about anyone who has worked in HR long enough has made a regrettable hiring decision. In fact, 95 percent of companies reported making mistakes…

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Posted in Workers' Compensation Workplace Policies

Steps to Consider When Employee Telecommutes From Another State

As a result of COVID-19, we’ve had a lot of employees working remotely, but now some of them are planning to move out of state…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Employee Relocation on the Rise

With an accelerated boost from the pandemic, employees are taking advantage of modern technology and moving to locations far from their physical workplaces. And they…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Remote Working on Holidays Surges

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and employees who previously worked in an office environment now work remotely, reports show that Americans have been putting in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

Employer Tips for Remote Workers Moving Away

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way employers do business, including remote working arrangements that were forced upon many employers and employees in an effort…

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remote Working: US DOL Issues Paying for Hours Worked Guidance

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been busy. The agency recently clarified how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA) leave provisions apply to…

remote workers applicable local minimum wage rate for each hour of work within the geographic boundaries of the city or county California
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Remote Workers May Be Subject to Local Wage, Sick Leave Ordinances

If our work site is located in an area where only the California minimum wage rate applies, but due to COVID-19, some of our employees…

An employer may restore all the employee’s essential duties after the immediate crisis has passed, and then evaluate requests for accommodations under the usual ADA rules.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Disabilities

Telework During Pandemic Could Affect Future Remote Work Requests

If an employer allows employees to telework during the COVID-19 pandemic, will the employer have to allow them to continue teleworking after the California shelter-in-place…

Don't miss this relevant webinar on compliance requirements for remote and traveling workers.
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Posted in Workplace Policies

Don’t Miss This: Rules for Remote and Traveling Employees

Even before COVID-19 turned workplaces upside down, there has been a major upswing toward employees working from home. While this continuing trend offers many advantages,…

Pet co-workers have fewer wage and hour obligations.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Exempt/Nonexempt

Wage and Hour Considerations for Remote Workers

How do an employer’s pay obligations differ when an hourly/nonexempt employee is working remotely from home? It’s important to keep in mind that when having…