This briefing note provides our clients with a practical guide to some of the immediate key issues facing employers across Europe in the context of the current health crisis and details of the financial and support measures available. Our teams are monitoring the legal developments and will be updating this briefing as necessary. We are on hand to assist you with a rapid and practical response to the issues you are facing. This briefing does not cover issues in relation to collective redundancies – please see our separate European briefing in that regard.
Individual confinement and self-isolation rules: how employees are currently impacted
Working from home
Government financial assistance for temporary work stoppage / partial activity
The position for working parents and quarantined employees
Data protection issues and information duties
Sources for further government guidance
The contents of this publication are for reference purposes only and may not be current as at the date of accessing this publication. They do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Specific legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be sought separately before taking any action based on this publication.
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