Work-From-Home Policies: Avoiding Employment Claims Under the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide employment counsel on alternative work arrangements, such as allowing employees to work remotely. The panel will discuss issues that may arise under the COVID-19 pandemic related guidelines, FMLA, FLSA, and ADA, and how employers can structure alternative work policies to minimize potential discrimination claims.
- Types of alternative work arrangements
- Considerations under the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and workers' compensation
- Drafting work-from-home policies
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are common types of alternative work arrangements?
- What types of legal risks are associated with alternative work arrangements?
- How can employers structure work-from-home policies to mitigate the chances a discrimination claim will be filed?
- How do the COVID-19 pandemic related guidelines impact the legal risks associated with alternative work arrangements at this stage of the pandemic?
Ms. Lawler counsels and defends employers on various labor and employment matters, including discrimination,... | Read More
Ms. Lawler counsels and defends employers on various labor and employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, pay equity, and wage and hour violations. A significant portion of her practice focuses on complex wage and hour class, collective, and PAGA actions. She has litigated single-plaintiff and class action cases in state and federal courts and arbitration forums. Her practice also includes conducting compliance audits and neutral workplace investigations.Close
Robin E. Shea
Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete
Ms. Shea has more than 20 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age... | Read More
Ms. Shea has more than 20 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act), the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act; and class and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage-hour laws; defense of audits by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs; and labor relations. She conducts training for human resources professionals, management, and employees on a wide variety of topics. She is Editor in Chief of the Firm's blog Employment & Labor Insider.Close