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Navigating the Legal Pitfalls of Work From Home Arrangements

Recorded Navigating the Legal Pitfalls of Work From Home Arrangements

Originally Held Virtually
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

2 1/2 hours

The recording of this event is no longer available.

The COVID-19 pandemic forever changed the workplace as legal aid organizations were forced to abruptly transition from the conventional “in office” model to one in which many employees worked remotely from home offices. Now, nearly two years later, many offices have yet to fully reopen, and it appears that the “new” normal will consist of employees who either work full-time from home or only come into the office on a part-time basis.

Given this new and unprecedented reality, employers must contemplate and resolve a myriad of legal considerations and obligations that specifically pertain to remote workers, such as:

  • How do we ensure that we are satisfying the FLSA’s overtime pay requirements for nonexempt remote working employees?
  • Are we responsible for injuries sustained by an employee who is injured while working from home?
  • Do we have a responsibility under OSHA to ensure that an employee’s home workplace is free from hazards that are likely to cause harm?
  • What accommodations, if any, do we have to make under the ADA for employees who work at home?
  • Will we potentially face liability under Title VII if we do not uniformly offer remote work arrangements to our employees?
  • How do we protect confidential and sensitive business information from others who may reside with an employee?

In order to adequately manage remote working arrangements and to mitigate any potential liabilities that may arise from the above legal issues, legal aid organizations should conduct a thorough and comprehensive audit of their existing policies and practices to ensure that they have the requisite strategies in place for sustaining long-term remote operations.

This training, led by H. Scott Johnson, Jr. of Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, will help you identify and navigate some of the more common legal issues that arise with a remote workforce by walking you through the best practices and some of the “must have” policies that you should have in place. Remote Work Agreements will also be discussed as a way to limit your potential liabilities, increase productivity, and effectively manage remote work arrangements with your employees.


Participants can earn up to 2.0 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.

Additional Information:

  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: C-Suite: CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, COOs, and CCOs; Directors, Supervisors, Middle Managers, and Team Leaders; Human Resources Professionals; Risk Managers; In-House Legal Counsel; Employees working remotely (full time or part time), but all are welcome.
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based


Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website

The recording of this event is no longer available.

Single Registrant
MIE Subscribers: $ 125
Non-subscribers: $ 175

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Registration fees are non-refundable. MIE will provide a credit for the full amount of the registration fee, which may be used by any staff at your organization for any future MIE events (trainings, conferences, webinars) or MIE subscription payments. Credits do not expire. An event registration may be transferred to a colleague at the same program at no additional cost. In most cases, registration transfers may be made at any time prior to the start of an event. Please notify MIE of substitutions as soon as possible. If a registration transfer is not practicable, credit will be provided instead. Registrants who do not cancel before the start of an event will not be credited, however, they will receive access to the event recording and materials.

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August 23rd, 2022 1:00 PM
United States
Event Fee(s)
MIE Subscribers, single registrant $125.00
Non-Subscribers, single registrant $175.00

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Event Contact Person
Contact Person Jared Smith, MIE Director of Programs,