The state of Vermont is known for its picturesque landscapes, maple syrups, and soon, its budding remote workforce. At least, that’s the goal of Governor Phil Scott, who signed a bill last week to encourage people to move to Vermont and work remotely for an out-of-state employer.
Companies that hire remote workers generally assume those telecommuters will be covered by the employment laws, including discrimination law, of the states in which they live. But a recent ruling by a New Jersey appellate court may force at least some businesses to reconsider that assumption.
Congress is taking another run at legislating work flexibility. Here's a look at what both supporters and opponents are saying about a new proposal.
In early November 2017, Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) introduced H.R. 4219, the “Workflex in the 21st Century Act.” Does it live up to its promise?
Why would anyone think we need H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act, when clearly we don’t need it and our employees don’t need it?
Work flexibility is under debate in the U.S. House of Representatives, in the form of a new bill called the Working Families Flexibility Act.
Research from Boston Consulting Group reveals that women’s reluctance to apply for senior roles may stem from company culture more than lack of ambition.