Remote work

Remote work

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Remote work

What is telecommuting?

Remote work is a form of work in which the labor activity is performed outside the employer's premises, carried out under an employment relationship.

It is specific that this work at a distance cannot be carried out under obligation, but only voluntarily.

How do you start working remotely?

When working remotely, all terms and conditions are agreed upon in a collective or individual employment contract between the employee and the employer. It is possible to conclude a direct employment contract for remote work or to sign an additional agreement to the employment contract, with which to switch to remote work.

Who can request the introduction of remote work?

Any employer may offer the employee, with an additional agreement to the employment contract, to switch from work performed on the employer's premises to remote work. The reason for this can be:

• undertaking part of the measures against the spread of the Corona virus Covid 19 or another disease;

• specific working conditions;

• employee's ability to work remotely / due to disability; caring for a sick person, etc./

The worker may also propose to the employer to switch from work performed on the employer's premises to remote work.

If the employee refuses to switch to remote work, it cannot cause adverse consequences for him.

Obligations and rights of the worker when working remotely

The teleworker is obliged to:

• to provide space in the premises chosen by him;

• to protect the equipment provided to him;

• upon prior arrangement, to provide own equipment;

• to be responsible for complying with the company's policy on work organization and occupational safety and health

Has the right:

• to have equal labor and trade union rights with employees who work on the employer's premises;

• have the same access to training and career development opportunities as workers who work on the employer's premises;

• has the right to appropriate training, consistent with the technical equipment provided and with the characteristics of this form of work organization.

Obligations of the employer when working remotely

• to provide at his own expense:

1. the equipment necessary to carry out the remote work, as well as consumables for its functioning;

2. program (software) provision;

3. technical prevention and maintenance;

4. devices for communication with the worker or employee performing remote work, including Internet connectivity;

5. data protection;

6. information and requirements for working with the equipment and maintaining it in working order, as well as for legal requirements and rules, including those of the enterprise in the field of data protection that will be used during remote work;

7. a monitoring system, if such has to be installed at the workplace and the written consent of the worker or employee has been obtained; in these cases, his right to personal space must be respected;

8. other technical or documentary aids according to the individual and/or collective labor agreement.

• to provide in advance written information to the worker or employee about the responsibility and sanctions in case of non-compliance with the established rules and requirements, including for the protection of official data, which is an integral part of his individual employment contract.

• is responsible for the safe and healthy working conditions at the workplace of workers who perform remote work, and he is obliged to inform them about the requirements for work organization and about the safe and healthy conditions of

Working hours when working remotely

The working hours of the employee when working remotely are determined in the employment contract /individual or collective/, taking into account the law, the specifics of the work activity and the working hours established for the workers on the employer's premises

The time worked is reflected monthly in a document according to a template approved by the employer.

Holidays and holidays when working remotely

Remote workers:

• determine the breaks in their working hours themselves in accordance with the law and the employment contract;

• use their holidays according to the law and their employment contract.

The remuneration is determined upon conclusion of the employment contract, and the employee is also entitled to all additional remuneration.



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