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Legal Issues of a Remote Workforce: Considerations for Businesses in a Post-Pandemic World

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
Legal Issues of a Remote Workforce: Considerations for Businesses in a Post-Pandemic World

As employers continue to cope with the fallout from the pandemic, many employees are asking to continue remote working on a full or part-time basis. A permanent working remotely policy should be carefully drafted and address the many legal risks and issues that can result from allowing employees to continue to work away from the office. Join employment law attorney Ashley L. Orler from Golan Christie Taglia, LLP for a comprehensive discussion on legal considerations employers should weigh regarding a remote workforce.



 Ashley Orler helps businesses navigate employment issues to bring the best out of their workforce. Clients turn to Ashley for her innovative and pragmatic approach to employment counseling. On a daily basis, she fields questions from clients across industries on issues such as:

  • Drafting and conveying practical guidance on policies and procedures, employee handbooks and employment contracts
  • Leave questions including those relating to FMLA, PTO and disability
  • Onboarding and terminating employees
  • Proper classification of employees
  • Wage and hour issues
  • Anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training

She regularly assists clients with the prosecution and defense of all types of employment litigation including wage and hour disputes, discrimination, retaliation, Equal Pay Act and breach of employment agreements, including restrictive covenants.

Ashley believes in establishing long term relationships to fully understand her client’s business goals as well as their culture. This insight allows her to seamlessly partner with clients to provide strategic, practical employment advice and options, ensuring their ultimate goals are met. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ashley served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Kathleen M. Pantle at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division.

In her spare time, Ashley enjoys visiting new restaurants in Chicago and spending time at the city’s dog parks with her chihuahua Arlo. 


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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