Murphy Anderson’s Mark Hanna in Market Watch on Return to Office Law
Exceptions include when an employee is represented by a union and if remote work is necessitated by a disability accommodation. Hanna also argued that some employers may have created contractual liability for workers if offer letters spelled out remote work terms.
Notwithstanding the limited legal options most employees have, Hanna confirmed that the issue of remote work is “is an increasingly common point of contention between workers and management.”
Employees real leverage, especially in this tight labor market, is that they can seek to find another job that allows them to work remotely.