As one of the important actors in the Luxembourg legal market, we are taking the current Covid-19 situation seriously and we are following all governmental decisions and official guidance. Our main focus is to ensure the well-being and safety of our staff, our lawyers, our employees, and their families. Already in the early days of […]
Recently, in response to the mass spread of the Novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”), the Korean government raised its alert level to “red”. Although the national government, local governments, businesses and schools, etc., are currently using their utmost effort to prevent the spread of the virus, the CO-VID 19 is continuing to spread at an alarming rate. In the midst of controversies such as enforcement of usage of annual paid leave due to a decline in revenue, and unpaid leave, etc., in the following article we will discuss potential HR management issues which may arise in relation to CO-VID 19.
L&E Global is pleased to announce that our European members were once again recognised for their excellence in the field of labour and employment law, in the recently published edition of Chambers Europe 2020. The Chambers 2020 rankings effectively spotlight L&E Global’s enduring commitment, together with our member firms, to provide specialised, high-quality services to […]
What Employers In Italy Need To Know: The situation is moving very quickly in Italy and it is a challenge for Employers to keep up with the changes which seem to be happening almost every 48 hours. What we do know is that the restrictions on movement in Italy have slowly been tightened more and more over the past week in order to halt the spread COVID-19 which has now been officially recognised as a pandemic.
Employers who, as a result of the coronavirus, are confronted with a decrease in work of at least 20% may apply for a permit for reduction in working time for (part of) their employees from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW). The permit will be granted for a maximum period of 6 weeks […]
An associate on my team said he has a cough and fever, can I require him to visit the doctor? According to the Spanish law, the company must guarantee the safety and health of employees and, in that sense, the company should adopt collective or individual preventive measures that are appropriate, according to the prevention […]
We are all called, without exception, to a gesture of extraordinary social and civil responsibility in these moments, in order – primary, essential, vital – to curb the contagion and to contain to the maximum any risk of further spread of the infectious disease COVID-19.
The situation that is affecting Italy has no comparison in the recent history of our country, and this perfectly renders the idea of the extraordinary nature of the moment as well as of the emergency measures that the Government is taking day after day, and which impact heavily, serious, the operations of companies, subjecting organizations to a stress certainly not experienced on other occasions.
The World Health Organization on 30th January, 2020 declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a public health emergency of international concern and on March 11, 2020 it classified the outbreak as a global pandemic. Around 124 countries as of today have reported instances of the Coronavirus and recently multiple cases have been reported in India too. It has therefore become imperative for employers in India to increasingly safeguard workplaces and their employees.
Bottom Line Since our previous update on January 29, 2020: Coronavirus: Proactive Guidance for Employers, there have been several new developments. With over 100,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide as of March 6, 2020, the virus is presenting new challenges for employers. While the Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public health risk […]
On 6 March 2020, Argentina’s Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security issued Resolution 178/2020, granting an exceptional and voluntary leave to all employees, in the government or private sector, who have returned to Argentina from destinations where there is a substantial and sustained transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-2019), in accordance with the recommendations of […]