Iowa Bankers Insurance & Services, Inc. Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation
Iowa Bankers Association
8800 NW 62nd Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131
Toll-Free: 800-532-1423
Local: 515-286-4300
Fax: 515-280-4140

Event Detail

Event Description

We are 9 months into the pandemic and still a long way from things returning to “normal”. During the last few months approximately 45% of employees worked from home at least part of the time. Employers who traditionally resisted work from home, were forced to implement, even require it. People got used to it. Like it.

Based on their experience, some employers may decide in the coming months and years to shift more work to be home-based. At what savings? What cost? What liability? Post pandemic, many more employees will demand to be able to work from home; many employers may resist. Depending on how long the health risk remains, older workers and employees with pre-existing conditions may have no choice but to seek an accommodation to work from home. Some studies show that working from home increases productivity by 13%. Some employers have found this not so, and experienced problems and increased liability with home work.

The ADA has been a battleground over work-from-home for years. Employees demand it as a reasonable accommodation. Employers claim it is an undue hardship, as not all work can be done from home. Who will win? The pandemic may have made it more difficult to claim that working from home is not reasonable. What will both the employee and the employer have to prove?

Several others laws must be addressed for work-from-home arrangements. The Fair Labor Standards Act – wage and hours tracking. The FMLA. Privacy and security of information, productivity and quality control. Does Workers Comp cover injury in one’s own home? Even dress codes for remote appearances. And much more. Please join Bob Gregg, attorney at law, as he explains the pros and cons and regulatory requirements associated with work from home arrangements which Human Resources and Managers will be forced to deal with as they bring their employees back to work.

Covered Topics

  • The work-from-home movement – Pros and Cons
  • Getting Remote Work Right – the legal framework
  • Fair Labor Standards Act – wage and hour responsibilities and damages
  • The FMLA effects
  • Electronic Security – equipment; control, access, ownership, internet connection and others
  • OSHA and Workers Comp – Can OSHA now inspect your own home? (Do your children pose a Federal Safety or Security Hazard?)
  • The ADA – How do you determine whether home-work is a “reasonable accommodation?” What do you need to do now to have a basis to defend a denial?

Who Should Attend?

Human Resources Managers, Safety & Security & IT personnel, Branch Managers, Executives, Supervisors.

Instructions

Live Plus Five - $265
Register for the live event and get five days access to the OnDemand Playback. You'll have opportunity to ask questions during the presentation and be free to review the content for the next five business days. Registration also includes links to presenter materials, handouts, and pdfs.

OnDemand Recording Only - $295
Includes a weblink for unlimited viewing for 6-months after the date of the webinar as well as a link to handouts. Does not include live session.

CD-ROM and Hardcopy Handouts - $345

CD-ROM plus Hardcopy Handouts. Does not include live session.

Live Plus Six - $365
Attend live; includes six months access to OnDemand playback. Combine the advantages of live attendance with an unlimited number of replays for the next six months.

Premier Package - $395
Includes all three options above. Live session, OnDemand Weblink, and CD-ROM plus Hardcopy Handouts.

Additional Locations
Want your branches to participate? Facilities within your organization will be able to participate without the travel costs of coming to one location.

Webinar (01/14/21 10:00AM - 12:00PM)


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