COVID-19: A legal perspective

What businesses need to know from a legal standpoint

COVID-19: A legal perspective

As the global situation around COVID-19 continues to develop, so do business-critical questions.

The pandemic status of COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on businesses around the world. In Australia, businesses are implementing unprecedented measures as they look to keep employees safe now and preserve their companies until after the outbreak has subsided.

But for many businesses, there’s confusion around exactly what steps they can and can’t – or even should – be taking. In this essential FAQ from Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors, you’ll gain key insights into crucial information about COVID-19 and the workplace, including:

  • Updating employee communications in real time
  • Employees and paid leave
  • COVID-19 and employer duty of care 
  • Self-isolation vs quarantine
  • Your business and slowdown

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