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Hi, I'm not sure if this topic is in your area of expertise, however, here goes. The company I work for is closing our local office and employees will be required to work from home. If this topic relates to your expertise I would like to know what the company should be providing employees in terms of compensation for using their homes. In my case and a few others, we are service technicians and as such will be keeping about $40,000 of test equipment at home when not in our vehicles. We are required to do at least 16 hours per week of administration work (reports) and attend online (via Skype) meetings as well as online training courses.
Hello, my name is James Omran and I am an employment lawyer with Samfiru Tumarkin. If an employer unilaterally informs an employee that they are required to use their homes to perform their jobs there may be a more pressing issue. If working from home is difficult for you (or other employees), you may have been constructively terminated by your employer's actions and entitled to significant financial compensation. I highly recommend that you schedule a time to speak with one of our lawyers in greater depth about this issue.