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Belgium
Ius Laboris
How will the wide-ranging containment measures announced in Belgium on 12 March affect employers and how can they mitigate their impact? This article provides guidance.
Littler Mendelson
By Edward Carlier, Anne-Valérie Michaux and Erwin Crabeels
Canada
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
COVID-19 has created an unprecedented and uniquely devastating situation in Canada and throughout the world.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Since our first update last week, the circumstances surrounding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have changed dramatically.
Fasken
For unionized employees, the rules in the applicable collective agreement will typically govern the temporary layoff and recall process.
Cox & Palmer
As the number of confirmed cases continues to rise, the growing impact of COVID-19 is being felt with each passing day. We know that things are changing rapidly and we want to ensure you have...
Gowling WLG
As it stands currently, two provincial governments have announced a form of statutory leave in response to COVID-19. It is likely that other provinces will follow suit.
Gowling WLG
In line with the state of emergency declared earlier today in Ontario, Premier Jason Kenney declared a public health emergency in Alberta with the purpose of doing...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Novel Coronavirus ("COVID-19") was classified by the World Health Organization as a pandemic on March 11, 2020. At this stage, over 100 countries worldwide have reported cases of COVID-19, including Canada.
Cassels
The Cassels Employment & Labour Law Group has been working closely with our clients to help them stay on top of COVID-19 developments as they continue to impact Canadian workplaces.
Czech Republic
Kinstellar
The COVID-19 virus continues to spread around the globe, and the rate of infection in the Czech Republic is also increasing dramatically.
Ius Laboris
What chance does an employer have of dismissing a trade union official if the union disagrees? This article looks for guidance in the Czech courts' decisions and ILO recommendations.
France
Mayer Brown
Under French law, when a company faces temporary economic difficulties, it may use temporary unemployment measures. In the context of the current COVID-19 crisis, the French Government promotes the use of such measures...
Ius Laboris
The French Government announced wide-ranging containment measures for Covid-19 on 16 March 2020.
Gowling WLG
Companies must find a delicate balance between prevention, the obligation to protect the health of their employees and the need to keep their business running.
Germany
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
According to the "Act on the temporary crisis-related improvement of the regulations for short-time work compensation", a company can order short-time work due to the worldwide cases of illness caused by the coronavirus
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Europe-wide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is now also directly affecting the professional sports sector.
Hong Kong
Gall
Working from home has become increasingly popular in the wake of Covid-19 (coronavirus).
Gall
Working from home has become increasingly popular in the wake of Covid-19 (coronavirus). This article examines the legal implications of working from home.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On Monday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen put forward a temporary restriction of non-essential travel from third countries into the EU+ area.
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