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The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

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October 26, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL
Registration link will be sent via the weekly Chapter email

Pricing
Members: Complimentary to our members and any of their corporate guests (paralegals, IT, HR or senior staff)

Overview (Program Summary)

Complying with the complex patchwork of wage and hour laws is difficult enough when managing a 9-to-5, Monday-to-Friday, office-based workforce. Now that millions of workers are adjusting to a more permanent remote work arrangement, wage and hour compliance is even more challenging. During this session, our panel will guide you on how to define and track “hours worked” when work-from-home employees are constantly juggling work and personal priorities throughout the day. As plaintiffs’ lawyers encourage remote workers to sue for unreimbursed home office expenses (including computers, phones, internet service, office supplies, and even a portion of utilities and rent), we will consider how to structure a reasonable expense reimbursement program. We will consider how transitioning to work-from-home may have transformed the nature of previously exempt jobs and discuss the perils of common “self-help” remedies undertaken when the employment relationship ends and home office equipment is not returned.


Speakers

Kellie Tabor, Shareholder, Littler
Jennifer Staples, Associate, Littler

CLE

Credits: 1 hour of General CLE credit pending in NC
State: North Carolina
Category: General

Contact (RSVP)

Kathleen Smits, Assistant Executive Director

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