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Global Solutions, Episode 27: Remote Work Rules in the Americas [PODCAST]

In this episode of our Global Solutions series, Pietro Straulino-Rodríguez, Carlos Colόn-Machargo, and Shir Fulga address laws regarding remote work in Canada, Mexico, and Latin American countries. The speakers discuss several topics associated with remote work, including workplace safety, employee privacy, the provision of equipment, and expense reimbursement for utilities (e.g., internet service). In addition, the speakers cover the various wage and hour issues involved in tracking employees’ hours, paying overtime compensation, and engaging employees only when they are scheduled to work.


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About this Author

Pietro Straulino-Rodriguez , Labor, Employment, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Managing Partner

Pietro Straulino-Rodríguez is the managing partner of the Mexico City office of Ogletree Deakins. Before starting at Ogletree Deakins, Pietro worked for a number of years as a partner in private practice at a leading law firm in Mexico City in the firm’s Labor, Social Security and Immigration practice group. Previously he worked for a major labor boutique in Mexico City, in which he participated as an advisor and litigator in several matters. In addition, Pietro worked in the legal and government relations department of Ford Motor Company in Mexico. He has successfully combined his...

Shir Fulga, Ogletree Deakiins Law Firm, Toronto, Articling Student
Articling Student

Shir is an Articling Student at Ogletree Deakins’ Toronto office.

Shir holds a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University, Faculty of Law and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Spanish from Queen’s University.

During her time in law school, Shir worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Queen’s Workplace Law course and as a Research Assistant in the area of comparative constitutional law and legal ethics. She received the Baker & McKenzie award in labour law and a Second Honourable Mention in the Phanor J Eder...


Carlos Colon-Machargo is a member of Ogletree Deakins’ Cross-Border Practice Group, which provides worldwide labor and employment law advice and solutions to clients around the globe. He is based in the Atlanta office.

Carlos’ experience includes providing legal advice to employers on all aspects of personnel actions, including hiring, background checks, discipline, termination, retaliation, compliance with federal and state discrimination laws, wage and hour and leave laws, as well as addressing general questions regarding labor and employment law, compensation, and benefits issues...