Companies that employ a remote workforce have seen a multitude of advantages thanks to major advancements in mobile technology and network infrastructures. Meeting key objectives regardless of work being done from distant locations has proved to be favorable for many reasons. Although technology is the basis for enabling these available modes of work, the issues behind it are not only technological but rooted in labor and employment law.
Greg Labate is Co-Practice Group Leader of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group, and is a partner in the firm's Orange County office. He'll be joining the HR Talent and Technology Symposium (#HRTT17) on October 25, 2017, in Irvine, CA. Mr. Labate specializes in labor and employment law, and represents employers in a wide range of industries throughout California and the United States. The primary objectives of #HRTT17 are to help HR professionals be at the forefront of technology, and use it to anticipate the needs of their organization.
The Remote Work Advantage with Greg Labate
Greg Labate will provide advice to attendees who have had concerns relating to labor and employment issues, and has extensive experience in defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, defamation, invasion of privacy, workplace violence, wage claims, employee raiding, and other related matters. Labate's style is known to be direct and correct.
"If any of your employees are working "home alone," you need to attend this seminar or you just might get sued!" says Greg Labate.
He is a trial attorney who has had great success defending his clients in court. Mr. Labate has also defended employers in numerous wage and hour class actions, with a special emphasis on class actions in the mortgage, restaurant, retail, and manufacturing industries. Companies such as Hyundai, Marriott, Starwood, Zodiac Aerospace, Timberland, Verizon are just some of the many organizations that have benefitted from Labate's experience. His special skillset in defending employers has brought numerous challenges with thorough solutions.
"Take preventative steps to protect yourself from employee lawsuits. Spend ten minutes with me now, or ten months with me later."
Register here for #HRTT17 to network with other employers ready to learn best practices on how to handle employees working remotely from home in this transitioning workforce.