Workers' Compensation for Off-Site Employees

Webinar
Human Resources & Recruitment

Date: 23 Jul '21
Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Price: Under 250 USD$

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Learn how to best handle off-site injuries, from initial reporting through litigation.

The recent pandemic accelerated the move by many employers to permit remote employment by off-site employees. While this has created a number of benefits for both sides of the employment relationship, the use of off-site employees also presents a number of difficult challenges for employers and HR professionals. In particular, exposure for work-related injuries is more expansive as the traditional boundaries of work life and home life and employee and non-employee blend together. This topic is designed to highlight some of these concerns and address ways in which they can be minimized. It will also discuss other concerns of remote employment and provide suggestions as to how best to promote a positive and effective working relationship.

Agenda

The Workers' Compensation System
  • Purpose
  • General Principles
  • Comparison of Various States

Remote Employment and Work Injuries
  • Course and Scope of Employment
  • Coverage Issues
  • Injuries
  • Unique Risks
  • Prevention

Post-Injury
  • Claim Management
  • Modified-Duty Considerations
  • Litigation

Other Remote Employment Concerns
  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • ADA
  • FMLA
  • Other Relevant Laws
  • Recommendations
  • Handbook Policies
  • Job Descriptions
  • Supervisor Training
  • Monitoring
  • Discipline

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for workers' compensation managers, human resource managers, attorneys, safety directors, risk managers, insurance professionals, business owners and managers, benefits professionals, and payroll managers.
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Your Instructor

Ryan J. Murphy
  • Partner with Cipriani & Werner, P.C.
  • Defends employers throughout Pennsylvania against workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation cases, and other employment matters, including pre-litigation counseling litigation, and the appeal process
  • Represented businesses ranging in size from individually-owned. to large, multinational corporations; he has also advised various state agencies in the defense of their workers’ compensation claims and worked with those entities to limit their exposure
  • His representative clients include employers in the construction, fabrication, automotive, and retail industries, temporary employment agencies, law enforcement, and governmental entities
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Section on workers’ compensation law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Previous co-chairman of the Lancaster Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Presenter for worker’s compensation law and Medicare compliance seminars
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lancaster County Bar Association, the Schuylkill County Bar Association, and the York County Bar Association
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, The Dickinson School of Law; two B.A. degrees, with high distinction and with honors, The Pennsylvania State U

Organizer

WCS consulting inc

Organizer

WCS consulting inc

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