Remote Work: What to Bear in Mind
Federal Law No. 407-FZ, which amends Article 49.1 of the Russian Labour Code to incorporate remote work regulations (including temporary remote work), came into effect on 1 January 2021.
Remote working arrangements have affected nearly every employer and remain relevant today. Many companies are redesigning their workspace and moving towards a more flexible model, often blending work from home with office work. However, this raises a host of questions for employers: how do you go remote and remain compliant with labour legislation? How do you interact and exchange documents with remote employees? Should their internet and desk equipment expenditures be reimbursed? How can compliance with health & safety requirements be ensured?
We have prepared a short checklist to help you focus on the most important aspects of remote work, making sure you conform to current legal requirements. If you are considering such a switch, our checklist will help you identify the key points to consider, guaranteeing a smooth transformation of your workflow.
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