Employers are currently facing a host of new and unique challenges that are negatively affecting their workforces, in the wake of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. First detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019, the Coronavirus has infected more than 73,000 people in 25 countries worldwide and has caused at least 2,100 deaths (as of […]
We speak of a pandemic when a disease breaks out in an unrestricted manner, i.e. potentially across continents. The outbreak of a pandemic has become a reality also in more recent years. We vividly remember swine flu, SARS and avian flu. In this still young decade, the new coronavirus, which has now also appeared […]
L&E Global is proud to announce that for the third consecutive year, we have upheld our market position as an “Elite” Global-Wide Employment Law Network in Chambers Global 2020. In their editorial, Chambers emphasised that “L&E Global has a strong international presence with members in numerous jurisdictions. Members possess a recognised regional footprint and are […]
Coronavirus, now officially named COVID-19, was declared a global health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation on 30 January 2020. The outbreak poses a threat to many organisations and presents a number of employment issues for UK employers. This article addresses some of the immediate issues which UK employers are facing. Can […]
This memo is intended for information purposes only and provides some general information regarding the Coronavirus 2019-nCoV (“Coronavirus”) in the Netherlands and the possible impact on the workplace. Please note, that at the time of drafting this memo no cases of infection with the Coronavirus in the Netherlands are known.
What Employers Should Do During the Period of Epidemic Prevention of Coronavirus (II) Employers across China are resuming work successively, but the epidemic is not over. With population flow increasing, local governments in different regions have introduced additional prevention and control measures, such as centralised isolation and home isolation. This article was prepared in […]
The news cycle is abuzz with updates on the outbreak and spread of novel coronavirus. The viral epidemic which started in mainland China has now proliferated worldwide, leading the World Health Organisation to declare an international public health emergency for just the sixth time since 2009. Along with the humanitarian, health and economic concerns created, […]
Coronavirus 2019-nCoV: Obligations for Employers under French Labour Law On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Coronavirus 2019-nCoV to be a public health emergency of international concern. According to WHO statistics released on 10 February 2020, the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), first detected in Wuhan, China, has infected more than 40,000 people in […]
With several recently confirmed cases in both British Columbia and Ontario, and numerous others currently under investigation, Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (Coronavirus) has arrived in Canada. While it is not yet known whether the virus will evolve to become a global pandemic, employers are nevertheless concerned about meeting their obligations to provide workers with a safe and healthy workplace.
Employment Advice for Employers in China During the Period of Epidemic Prevention of the Novel Coronavirus The outbreak of the novel coronavirus recently occurred in Wuhan City, Hubei Province and its surrounding cities and affected dozens of other provinces and cities in China. The Chinese government has taken a series of measures to prevent […]