Legal Issues to Consider When Going Virtual

Organizations that are going virtual will most certainly consider communication strategies or make decisions about how remote teams will function. However, legal issues are also an important consideration. Organizations should consider the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Remote workers should not work “off the clock,” and they must promptly report any injuries they receive during the course of their work. Organizations should also develop information security and policies for virtual employees. Read more about legal considerations when going virtual at: Is it time for telework? 6 unexpected issues you should consider.

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