Three weeks ago, some of the most common questions employment lawyer Jonathan Segal’s clients asked about COVID-19 included whether they could allow employees to work from home or travel for business.
With the virus quickly spreading across the U.S., the Duane Morris partner said those same business executives are now asking what to do if an employee cannot work from home or how to handle cutting jobs, hours or salaries.
To read more of Mr. Segal’s remarks from an excerpt of this article, please visit the Duane Morris website.
COVID-19 undoubtedly has impacted your business or workforce in some way. The past period has been full of challenges for all employers as we all face the actual influence of this difficult-to-control global pandemic. Clearly, this is a unique and rapidly-developing situation.
In Vietnam, the Prime Minister formally issued Decision 173/QĐ-TTg declaring that the corona virus is an epidemic (issued 1 Feb 2020 and effective on same date). With a focus on remuneration payment to employees during the epidemic season, this article is provided based on current laws and, where relevant and available, Government ad-hoc policy and guidance.
To read this full blog post by Duane Morris partner Giles Cooper, please visit the Duane Morris Vietnam Blog.