COVID-19 Employment Law During The Crisis

In this not to be missed Podcast on Employment Law during the COVID-19 Crisis, Hatti Suvari and leading employment Barrister James Tunley discuss what thee Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is, what is meant be the term ‘furlough’ and if an employer can furlough it’s workers, including the minimum  period that would be classed as a furlough period. They also answer questions on whether a employee is protected from being dismissed or being made redundant during the furlough period, what happens if an employee has already been made redundant after the Government ordered a lockdown and what financial support could be open to employees in this position, how Zero Hours contracted workers’ salary can be calculated for the purposes of the Job Retention Scheme, and what employees can do if they are worried about going in to their workplace to work due to the Coronavirus.

This information is accurate as at 2nd April 2020.

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