In this new work-from-home-era, how can an employer manage and discipline their workforce? What steps need to be taken if an employer suspects that an employee is not actually working, is intoxicated or impaired during working hours, or demonstrates inappropriate behavior? This webinar will provide an overview of the legal considerations and pitfalls in managing employees despite the physical distance.
Topics will include practical and legal considerations in maintaining employee discipline in a workforce that is working from home, attendance and task management, cannabis, opioids, and other substances (understanding the distinction between recreational use and medical use of impairing substances), Instituting and applying a progressive discipline policy and investigations into at-home behavior, and more.
To familiarize human resources professionals, employers, or managers with the legalities of disciplining employees who work from home
To raise human rights considerations, in particular with mental health concerns, opioid use, attendance problems, and the like
To provide direction in modifying disciplinary policies for WFH employees
Who Should Attend?
Human resources professionals, employers, and/or managers.