Teleworking: Amazing or amazingly complex?

COVID-19 forced many companies to quickly jump into the realm of teleworking or to drastically expand existing programs. What policies should employers institute and enforce to discourage off-the-clock work? Do employers need to reimburse remote workers for reasonable business expenses like cell phones and internet? When is teleworking a reasonable accommodation? And how many times should you check that the video is turned off before taking your Zoom meeting into the bathroom?

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COVID-19 forced many companies to quickly jump into the realm of teleworking or to drastically expand existing programs. What policies should employers institute and enforce to discourage off-the-clock work? Do employers need to reimburse remote workers for reasonable business expenses like cell phones and internet? When is teleworking a reasonable accommodation? And how many times should you check that the video is turned off before taking your Zoom meeting into the bathroom?

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