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Hazelbrook Legal
The article provides an overview of options for using relevant leave entitlements and implications for casual employees.
HHG Legal Group
Employers are required to provide and maintain a working environment where their employees are not exposed to hazards.
MDC Legal
This article assists to evaluate whether your business is doing enough to meet its workplace obligations to employees.
Withers LLP
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, many new regulations and policies have been introduced at both national and local levels in Mainland China...
DLA Piper
Coronavirus COVID-19 has now infected more than 75,000 people in China and over 1,000 in the rest of the world.
IPO Pang Xingpu
Towards the end of 2019, local authorities in Wuhan, Hubei province, identified a cluster of cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)-infected pneumonia.
DeHeng Law Offices
Hogan Lovells
On January 31, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov),...
DeHeng Law Offices
DLA Piper
As the number of novel coronavirus cases exceeds the 40,000 mark,employers the world over are putting in place plans to prepare for the risk of an employee becoming exposed to or ill with the virus.
King & Capital Law Firm
At the start of the new year, 2020, a sudden novel coronavirus pneumonia emerged in China.
Hong Kong
Working from home has become increasingly popular in the wake of Covid-19 (coronavirus). This article examines the legal implications of working from home.
Mayer Brown
Amid the current outbreak of Covid-19 and as authorities ramp up preparations to handle possible contagion, so too must employers. Hong Kong is no stranger to handling virus outbreaks.
Withers LLP
To tackle the COVID-19 outbreak, the Hong Kong government has laid out a series of policies and recommendations aimed at reducing traffic and face-to-face communication within Hong Kong or ...
Ius Laboris
The times at which statutory annual leave is granted shall be determined by the employer after consultation with the employee.
Ius Laboris
In this article first published in Human Resources magazine, Catherine Leung of Lewis Silkin Hong Kong addresses key questions for employers in Hong Kong about the coronavirus outbreak, discrimination and ‘work from home' directives.
Mayer Brown
As we begin the third month of dealing with COVID-19 we set out below some practical tips for employers to consider.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
Ravi Singhania and Rudra Srivastava, Employment Experts at Singhania & Partners in conversation on Frequently Asked Questions from Employers, General Counsels, and Employees around COVID-19 times.
King, Stubb & Kasiva
Labour and employees play a significant role in the corporate sector. Indian laws exist so that workers and employees are treated well in work environments and help protect their rights.
The Indian Central and State governments are on high alert to contain the spread of COVID-19 cases in the country.
Khaitan & Co
In India, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus has reached 73 (as of 12 March 2020: 4 PM), and several other cases are being examined for confirmation.
Given that it is a developing situation, COVID-19 may not directly be covered within the statutes applicable to an employer.
Littler Mendelson
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Japanese government is considering a new law to enable the government to declare a state of emergency, cancel public events, and instruct people
GRATA International
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GRATA International
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, GRATA International is imposing temporary restrictions on overseas business trips for our staff and asking that they work from home.
Ius Laboris
Kazakhstan has introduced quarantine rules for travellers who have visited regions at risk of coronavirus. This article outlines the provisions and their impact on employers.
Tay & Partners
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus / COVID-19 in January 2020, major industries such as travel, hotel, F&B, retail and manufacturing businesses in the country had felt the commercial disruptions caused by the outbreak.
New Zealand
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article sets out issues created by the pandemic that employers should be aware of, that may impact their employees.
Ius Laboris
What are the legal requirements employers should know in managing the impact of coronavirus in New Zealand? This article provides guidance.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article discusses mental illness within the context of the workplace.
Cavell Leitch
WorkSafe (NZ) could bring a similar claim pursuant to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 for workplace bullying.
Cavell Leitch
Employees are entitled to statutory sick leave, but issues could arise when an employee takes more than that amount.
Clyde & Co
Following the update to the travel restrictions imposed and travel advisories issued by the Ministry of Health of Singapore ("MOH") in light of the COVID-19 outbreak
Clyde & Co
With the onset of COVID-19 cases, employers in Singapore have been advised to take appropriate precautionary measures in order to continue running their business operations while working to...
Ius Laboris
This article addresses frequently asked questions on employers' obligations in Singapore in relation to the coronavirus outbreak.
Withers LLP
Employers are dealing with rapidly evolving manpower challenges arising from the COVID-19 epidemic. They are grappling with issues of employees potentially being placed on quarantine
Frank Legal & Tax
With regard to the recent Covid-19 outbreak, concerns have been raised regarding health issue in the workplace. As infections can happen very easily, there are certain measures that can be taken by the employer.
Khaitan & Co
A global pandemic now, COVID-19 was not something the world seemed to have been ready for when it was first discovered in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. A
Hogan Lovells
On January 31, 2020, the World Health Organization has announced the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), sourced from Wuhan, as a Public Health Emergency of Concern.
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