Remote Work and Return to Office: Legal Challenges and Opportunities
Recorded On: 05/05/2022
This is the recording of the 2022 ASA Staffing Law Conference session: Remote Work and Return to Office: Legal Challenges and Opportunities.
The latest Covid variant has underscored that remote and hybrid work is here to stay for much of the workforce—including temporary employees. While remote work may promote talent recruitment and retention, it also presents legal and compliance challenges. Learn the key risks to staffing firms associated with remote or hybrid work environments—including wage and hour compliance, technology use, equal employment opportunities, and client contracts—and get practical mitigation strategies and solutions.
Andrew W. Singer, JD
Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP
Singer is managing partner of Tannenbaum Helpern and is chair of the firm’s employment law practice. With extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, he regularly advises companies with various human resource and compliance issues relating to employment, regulation/compliance, social media and email usage policies, and litigation and dispute resolution. A frequent speaker on employment law topics and emerging trends, Singer regularly conducts training seminars for supervisory and managerial employees covering equal employment laws and sexual harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, wage and hour laws, independent contractor misclassification, workplace violence, social media policies, the Family and Medical Leave Act and other leave policies, workforce reduction and the WARN Act, and other employment law developments. He has been selected for inclusion in the New York Super Lawyers list every year since 2010.
Samira Alimohammad, Esq.
Vice President and General Counsel
Alimohammad oversees SThree Americas’ legal and compliance division. Responsible for protecting its assets across its six brands, she has helped leaders mitigate exposure amid an impressive profit increase from $181 million in 2014 to $300+ million today. Of Alimohammad’s many contributions, she reconstructed SThree’s contracts department, significantly reducing exposure to contractual risk, while building out the compliance department and implementing policies adherent to federal, state, and city laws. She served as SThree’s interim group general counsel, and she is a member of the U.S. management board and return to work team. Over the past two years, Alimohammad has shepherded SThree through the many national, state, and local regulatory changes throughout the Covid-19 crisis, continuing to maintain her lead advisory role in North America. A strong believer in diversity, equity, and inclusion and supporting other women, in 2021 Alimohammad made the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Rising List, and she is a member of the ASA Women in Leadership Committee.