Remote Work

Trends in remote work and litigation in the legal sector

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 The legal industry has faced many challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the shift to remote work, adapting to remote litigation, and increased competition for talent. While it remains to be seen whether the legal industry will embrace remote work and litigation permanently after the pandemic …

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Remote work can now last two years, worrying some bosses

With the latest wave of back-to-office delays from Covid-19, some companies are considering a new possibility: offices could be closed for nearly two years. This makes executives fear that the longer people stay at home, the more difficult or disruptive it might be to get them back eventually. Many employees …

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Missouri sets remote work rules for state employees

After months of development, state agencies may soon have standardized guidelines for remote working. Chris Moreland, public information officer for the Office of Administration, said state agencies were working with OA to identify alternative labor standards for all departments. Departments are discussing standards for providing training, regular in-person meetings, mentors, …

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5 tools to help your remote work business click away

Before the pandemic, working from home was often seen as a benefit rather than a requirement. But once COVID-19 hit, many companies switched to a remote work environment first – a change that is now permanent in some cases. Recent Gallup research data shows that on average, 52% of all …

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Remote work allows professionals to work from anywhere

(iStock) Workplaces have had to adapt to the new reality. In March 2020, when our country went into lockdown, we started learning that we could do all kinds of jobs without going to the office. Not all jobs traditionally required face-to-face meetings did not really need this functionality. Now, in …

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Remote working happened overnight, out of necessity rather than design: Sumed Marwaha, MD, Unisys India

SUMED MARWAHA, Vice President and Director of Regional Services, Unisys India In India, companies across industries such as BFSI, manufacturing, e-commerce, healthcare, and government are turning to the cloud ecosystem. This move to the cloud is associated with cybersecurity risks, as traditional perimeter security can no longer protect the corporate …

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Colorado’s new wage law is a danger to remote workers

Employers don’t read the fine print and exclude Coloradans. The state’s law on equal pay for equal work, which came into effect in January this year, has had unintended consequences. The law, which was supposed to increase transparency and equality in hiring practices, contains a provision that employers are trying …

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These are the best cities in the world for remote working

Melbourne, Australia Olga Kachobin | EyeEm | Getty Images The Australian city of Melbourne has proven to be the best city in the world for remote working, according to a ranking by the on-demand housing platform Nestpick. Melbourne scored well on livability factors such as safety, health care, culture and …

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The gap between Amazon and Microsoft on telecommuting

When Amazon said in March that most of its 60,000 Seattle-area employees would return to the office by the fall, some employees were furious. A few have threatened to quit for both substantial and other reasons, including one who said post-pandemic rules would cut off his regular kayaking. At the …

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College debt free; Tax battle for remote work

This is an overview of Sound Money, Forbes’ free weekly newsletter on the pressing issues that matter to your financial well-being: personal finances, investing, taxes, and retirement. Subscribe to get it delivered to your inbox. Fireworks explode over the National Mall to mark U.S. Independence Day on July 4, 2015 …

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Homework economy slows, jobs report finds

The June jobs report found less than 14% of workers were far away. That’s down from the 35% of people who worked from home in May. Although remote working is declining, many people still want the option of staying at home. Loading Something is loading. The number of people with …

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15 home jobs that don’t require a degree

8. Online tutor Average salary : $ 17.50 per hour With so many schools closed to in-person classes during the pandemic, many families have turned to online tutoring services to help their children learn. This demand has created employment opportunities for older people, many of whom already have some experience …

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