Notwithstanding federal, state, and local privacy and cybersecurity laws that may apply, employers may generally use artificial intelligence, data analytics, and other software and technologies to track remote workers.

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in, if not required, the vast majority of businesses to adopt remote work and virtual workplaces as a means of operational

Pre-COVID-19, approximately 4.7 million workers were completely remote. Certainly, some industries are more comfortable with the technology necessary to support remote work. Now, as millions of Americans work from home, the next shift in the American workplace may be the increase and permanency of employees working from home.

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The key to managing remote employees is clear and frequent communication. Employees working together in an office reap the benefits of regular, in-person interactions that reveal a lot about how the workplace or team is functioning. When employees work remotely, these informal touchstones are gone. To compensate, managers of remote employees must engage their teams

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the workplace in ways we could not have imagined just a few months ago. Indeed, the economic impact caused by the COVID-19-related shutdowns has prompted many employers to reevaluate how to conduct business and the number of employees they need. Consequently, many employers have been compelled to consider reductions in

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its technical assistance questions and answers for employers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The added questions elaborate on advice for disability accommodation requests and harassment and adds a section regarding employees returning to work after the pandemic.

In the new “Return to Work” section, the EEOC included