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Best Practices in Managing Your Newly “Remote” Workforce

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST

Times have changed. Over the last few weeks with the chaos that the COVID-19 pandemic has created, companies have had to shift their workforce strategy on the fly. 

Employees that have been used to physically going to an office are now required to do the same work, but from the “comfort” of their own homes. Are you confident that you have your policies up-to-date and compliant? Regardless of how long we’re in this situation, office work as we know it has changed and will be different when we come out of this crisis.  Join us as we discuss what’s required to have a true telework arrangement when managing your new remote workforce as well as best practices for unique situations that have come up.

Kristy A. Fahland

Kristy Fahland is an accomplished litigator and employment counselor in Messerli Kramer’s Business Litigation group. She focuses her practice on assisting business owners in the areas of employment law, construction law, contract disputes, and related matters. Kristy represents clients in state and federal courts, including appellate and arbitration proceedings, assisting them through all stages of litigation, acting as a trusted advocate and keeping in mind their business needs and goals. She works closely with clients to identify risks before matters reach the litigation stage to avoid disputes. Whether inside or outside of the courtroom, Kristy’s objective is a successful outcome for her clients.

Kristy also serves a number of clients as a skilled employment counselor, drawing on her litigation experience and knowledge to help guide employers’ policies and procedures to prevent future disputes. Working with business owners, human resources personnel or other employer representatives, Kristy helps clients identify and manage employee related concerns including non-compete and other employment agreements; compliance with FMLA, ADA, Title VII, and the Minnesota Human Rights Act; employee policies and handbooks; internal investigations and employee complaints including discrimination and harassment; employment contract and payment disputes; employment terminations; and best practices for hiring and throughout the employment relationship.


Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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