We know that businesses are currently grappling with what COVID-19 means for them in terms of their responsibilities as employers. Dentons has leveraged our global footprint to provide clients with an overview of their obligations across multiple markets.

We answer the typical questions you might have, and provide guidance around the following key themes:

  • Employer Protection Responsibilities
  • Travel Protocols
  • Employee compensation in quarantine / if unable to perform functions
  • Employees diagnosed with COVID-19
  • Employee data privacy
  • Employment terms adjustment in the event of operational difficulties

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