The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers in the United States and across the globe. In this rapidly changing situation, employers must carefully balance concerns related to employee and public safety with protecting employees from unnecessary medical inquiries, harassment, and discrimination—all while complying with immigration, leave, and medical privacy laws.
Morgan Lewis lawyers are here to help guide companies through this fluid public health crisis. This page will continue to be updated with further developments as they unfold. Please contact us if you have any questions.
With the situation surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) rapidly changing, multinational companies with operations in Hong Kong should be aware of how to handle challenging employment issues during this time. This LawFlash provides insight based on existing laws and legislation in Hong Kong, including previous guidelines issued by the Hong Kong Labour Department on labor-related matters arising from the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003. Companies with employees in Hong Kong should consult this guidance in responding to COVID-19.
In the changing employment environment surrounding the current outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), salary payment standards are governed by local rules and emergency measures. This LawFlash provides a summary of the different standards as of February 3.
The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers in the United States as well as across the globe. This is a fluid and rapidly changing situation.
This Lawflash provides multinational companies with operations in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) with some guidance on how to handle the challenging employment issues during this time.