Remote Working Arrangements: A List of Possible Legal Issues

The world of work is changing, and more and more people are working remotely. While this offers flexibility and convenience, it also presents some...
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Remote Working Arrangements: A List of Possible Legal Issues

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The world of work is changing, and more and more people are working remotely. While this offers flexibility and convenience, it also presents some legal challenges for businesses and employees. This infographic explores some critical legal issues when switching to a remote work model.

  • Wage and Hour Laws: Ensure you comply with labor laws regarding breaks, overtime, and minimum wage for remote workers.
  • Data Privacy and Security: Safeguard sensitive information by implementing strong cybersecurity protocols and data privacy policies.
  • Employee Classification: Properly classify remote workers as employees or independent contractors to avoid legal ramifications.
  • Equipment and Accommodations: Clearly define who provides the necessary equipment and ergonomic workspace for remote work.

By understanding these legal considerations, businesses and employees can navigate the remote work landscape smoothly and avoid potential pitfalls.