Tuesday October 20, 2020

Employers' duty of care remains as staff work from home

The contract of employment stands whether workers are in the office or not. Here’s what employers need to know from a legal standpoint

20th September, 2020
Just because their employees are now working from home, it does not mean that the employer’s duty of-care towards them ceases to be

Working from home has become an integral part of the new normal for a great many companies in the Covid-19 era. We all know that. What we know less about is what this means for employers’ responsibilities towards their employees.

Just because their employees are now working from home, it does not mean that the employer’s duty-of-care towards them ceases to be. So, what do they need to know?

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