Drafting a remote work policy: 5 legal pitfalls to watch for

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With the sudden shift towards remote work for practically all office spaces across the United States and the better part of the entire world, there is an attendant requirement to devise remote work policies for companies. 

In the following HR Morning article, Rick Henson does an expert job of identifying the five most critical legal areas to address in a newly minted remote work policy:

FLSA violationsDiscrimination/Disability-related issuesWork environment obligationsData security concerns Worksite closures 

Additionally, Henson covers eight areas that a progressive remote work policy should always enumerate:

EligibilityAvailabilityResponsivenessMeasuring productivity EquipmentTech SupportPhysical Environment Security

With the aforementioned list of items to include in a remote

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