Employers, offer your staff the option to work from home and reduce commuting costs with this Employee Telecommuting Agreement.
- The employee must work the hours set out in an agreed work schedule and must complete work assignments on a timely basis.
- Salary, leave, and benefits will all be calculated on the same basis as if the employee was coming to work at the company's brick-and-mortar location.
- The employee must report any hours during which the employee is unable to work due to illness or other reason, in the same manner as if the employee was attending work at the regular workplace.
- Any overtime hours must be approved in advance.
- If the employer is supplying computers, printers or other equipment, the employee is responsible for protecting it against loss, damage and unauthorized use while it is in the employee's possession.
- The telecommuting work station must comply with a set of health and safety requirements in order to be approved. The employer will conduct an initial inspection and ongoing regular inspections to ensure that the requirements continue to be met.
- The employee is responsible for any tax consequences, and for conforming with local zoning regulations regarding in-home businesses.
- The employee must maintain regular hours of work to ensure coverage by Worker's Compensation, and must report all work-related injuries as soon as possible.
- The template includes a copy of the Telecommuting Location Checklist, which must be adhered to by the employee.
- This Employee Telecommuting Agreement is a generic legal document template that does not contain any country-specific language.
Last Updated: 28-Sep-2017