COVID-19

We look at how to keep your employees safe, how to access government support and use other devices to help retain your workforce, and how to restructure if all else fails.

Series

COVID-19: Guide for International Employers

In our latest guide covering 37 countries, we take a look at whether you can mandate testing for coronavirus or require vaccination, how to handle a refusal or inability for someone to be vaccinated – and in all this, what data privacy issues arise. We also think about the growing questions around remote working.

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Legal Taskforce

Get in touch with our coronavirus team for all queries about employment and the coronavirus anywhere in the world. The team can put you directly in touch with partners in the countries you need to know about.
Desmond Wee
Desmond Wee
Partner
Lea Rossi
Partner
Tracy Zhu
Senior Associate
Jeffrey D. Mokotoff
Partner

Please contact us should you have any questions or require legal advice on any COVID-19 related issues.

Restructuring for International Employers in the Time of Coronavirus

For international businesses facing serious disruption and financial challenges, we have put together a Guide setting out some of the key restructuring rules, covering 20 of the world’s largest economies.

Countries covered: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Learn on the go. Webinars

Online webinar
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus and privacy: a clash of fundamental rights

Coronavirus is throwing many new and unexpected challenges at employers. For example, within the EU, in which all countries are subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), there are differences of opinion as to how to balance the right to individual privacy against the health of the community. Some…

Online webinar
2 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: Getting back to the new normal

Four Ius Laboris employment law firms provide their very different perspectives on what is happening in their countries right now and how employers can best manage their workforces in the circumstances. Topics include how to manage the return to work and a short and longer term perspective on employment law…

Online webinar
25 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Getting back to work

Four Ius Laboris Eastern Mediterranean employment law firms provide their very different perspectives on what is happening in their countries right now and how employers can best manage their workforces in the circumstances. Topics include how to manage the return to work and a short and longer-term perspective on employment…

Online webinar
14 Dec 2020
Coronavirus impact update – Latin America

In this webinar, panelists from four different Latin American countries explore how COVID-19 is affecting their countries, including the rules and restrictions around home and office working, immigration and dismissals.