Covid-19 & employment law issues
Employers are dealing with rapidly evolving workforce challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the epicentre of which is now Europe. They are grappling with issues of employees being placed on quarantine or self-isolating or forced leave of absence, excess or imbalanced workforces, implementing protocols to minimise health and safety risks, and putting in place business continuity plans (“BCP”) and crisis management plans.
The coronavirus pandemic will require many employers to contemplate radical measures over the coming weeks and months. How should they be planning forwards from an employment law perspective?
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