Legal Alert on Navigating Through the Covid-19 Pandemic: The Effect on Employment

As many businesses experience unprecedented financial challenges during this period, some may be forced to take exceptional measures to survive. These measures may impact the relationships between employers and employees. To achieve the appropriate balance between business sustainability and compliance with the legal rights of an employee, an employer may consider the following options: Place of work The Employment Act requires an employee’s contract to indicate the place of work of an employee.[1] Where the employee is now working from home, the employment contract will need to be amended. The agreement will also need to state the extent of the

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