Where are you working right now? On your sofa? In a coffee shop with your earbuds in? From your tablet on an outdoor patio? If you work virtually -- that is, "telecommute" -- you're part of a fast-growing trend in the modern workforce. But like any new working practice, making telecommuting part of your usual routine takes some discipline and diligence.
Remote workers are an increasingly important part of daily operations for modern businesses. Even so, many companies struggle with how to properly manage their virtual staff. Here are five tips to help you get things back under control and maximize your productivity--and that of your remote workers.
Employment discrimination litigation under the ADA frequently focuses on the requirement that an employer provide a reasonable accommodation to a disabled employee unless it would cause an undue hardship to the employer. However, any accommodation need not change an essential job function as that would be inherently unreasonable.