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Australia
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.
Belgium
Ius Laboris
On 24 June 2016, strikers placed vehicles across roads in the Antwerp port area to create five roadblocks and also set car tyres alight in the middle of these roads.
Canada
Stringer LLP
We have activated our business continuity plan and we are adjusting it regularly in response to governmental and health authority updates.
Fasken
COVID-19 announcements are being made on a daily basis across Canada, including with yesterday's announcements by the Ontario and Quebec governments of the closure of all non-essential services.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On March 19, 2020, the Ontario government enacted amendments to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 allowing employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave for various reasons related to a designated infectious disease ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
During a press conference this morning, Premier Doug Ford and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This morning, the Premier of Ontario declared a state of emergency in Ontario amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
MLT Aikins LLP
On March 17, 2020 the government of Saskatchewan introduced and passed amendments to The Saskatchewan Employment Act.
Gowling WLG
As an employer, you have a legal obligation to protect the health and safety of your workers and to take all necessary means to do so.
WeirFoulds LLP
On March 19, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 186, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020 ("Bill 186").
France
Gowling WLG
Teleworking is the prescribed rule for all job positions that allow working from home until further notice.
India
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.
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.
Turkey
Öncel, Aydın & Uygun Attorney Partnership
Please see below the questionnaire prepared to guide the employers who have business in Turkey, vis-à-vis their employees.
UK
Gowling WLG
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points...
United States
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Marin Counties have issued nearly identical shelter-in-place orders. Starting on March 17,...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
What is COVID-19, the virus commonly referred to as "coronavirus"? COVID-19 is an infectious disease discovered in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.
Groom Law Group
In the early morning hours of Saturday, March 14, 2020, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the "Act"), by a bipartisan vote of 363-40.
Mintz
These suspended rules are effective (with the exception of point 4) for employers who have already conducted COVID-19-related mass layoffs, retroactive to March 4, 2020.
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