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What Employers Should Know About Workers’ Comp for Remote Employees

The workers’ compensation system was established to provide benefits to employees who suffer a work-related injury or illness. But many employers are surprised to learn that workers’ comp coverage doesn’t just apply to on-site workers. Remote workers are also typically covered under the laws.

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Are Labor Law Posters Required? Answers to Your Questions About Possible Exemptions

Are labor law posters required? It’s a question that comes up a lot with certain businesses, where they assume they’re exempt from the requirements. This Q &A article addresses a handful of possible scenarios, and whether or not workplace postings still apply.

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Are You Required to Give Employees Paid Time Off to Vote? Check Your State Laws Before the Upcoming Election

As election season nears, you’re bound to get requests from employees for time off to vote. Do you know your legal obligations with such requests — and have you implemented a clear time off to vote policy to guide employees? Check out this overview of state voting laws so you know what to cover in your policy and how to respond if employees ask for time off.

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7 Tips for Complete Legal Compliance When Managing Hourly Remote Workers

Managing hourly remote workers comes with a whole host of compliance requirements. In addition to crucial time and pay considerations under the FLSA, you must implement and communicate company policies and provide mandatory labor law postings via an electronic service. Get the details on seven practical pointers that can ensure a positive, productive and legal arrangement with hourly remote workers.

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Offsite Work on the Rise: How to Comply with Labor Laws for Remote Employees

As more and more companies hire remote workers, they’re adjusting to changes in workplace culture and best practices for accommodating these workers. New technology, access to talent without geographical limits, reduced expenses and an improved work-life balance are some of the reasons for the shift from traditional desk jobs to remote work

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