7. Best Practices
Tips, recommendations and common pitfalls.
- Employers should strive to update their employment policies and procedures to account for teleworking arrangements. This would help to align employer and employee expectations on what is required from both parties in respect of teleworking.
- From a practical aspect, employers may wish to check with their insurers to ensure that their existing work injury insurance covers injuries arising out of employment when the employee works from home as injuries sustained while teleworking would generally be eligible for compensation under the work injury compensation framework.