Robert Fitz-Patrick in Denver Post - Working from home: The pros, cons & potential pitfalls of it becoming permanent
June 21, 2020
The Denver Post
Surveys show a majority are fine with the workplace evolution, but employers will need to revamp policies
Employers had to scramble when the pandemic took hold in mid-March, emptying out workplaces and sending workers home to do their jobs for what was expected to be at most two or three months.
Who is liable?
One of the issues that more extended work-at-home arrangement raises is that of liability.
“A lot of injuries that occur for people working remotely at their house will be compensable. Your home is now your workplace,” said Robert Fitz-Patrick, an attorney at Hall Estill, a Tulsa law firm with an office in Denver.
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