LexisNexis CPD Course: COVID-19 from an Employment Law Perspective – What Every Employer and Employee Should Know (Online)

Course Outline

  • Do employers have any duties to ensure safety and health of employees at work? If so, what are they?
  • Can an employee claim against the employer if he contracts COVID-19 at work? Can an employee claim against the employer if he contracts COVID-19 when he travelsbetween home and place of work before or after the work?
  • Can an employee refuse to go to work in fear of his safety and health?
  • Can an employee request an employer to allow him to come into work on a roster or work from home?
  • Can an employee refuse to attend business trip at places with COVID-19 outbreak?
  • Can an employer deduct the employee’s wages or dismiss the employee for absence from work?
  • Can an employer reduce the employee’s wages in the current economic situation?
  • Can an employer request an employee to take no pay leave?
  • What are an employer’s obligations if an employee contracts COVID-19?

Course Schedule

Date: 14 April 2020 | Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm | Fee: Free

Accreditation(s): 1.5 CPD Points (Subject to accreditation by The Law Society of Hong Kong)

Level: Intermediate | Language: English

Rules for Online Attendance:

  • Each attendee is required to attend the full course with the webcam and microphone turned on for the Law Society of Hong Kong to monitor attendance. Dial in only without webcam is not accepted.
  • Each attendee is required to display full legal name and company name for the Law Society of Hong Kong’s identification of attendance, e.g. Chan Tai Man David (ABC Company).
  • Each attendee is required to participate for the workshop session and is able to demonstrate a satisfactory degree of comprehension of the course.
  • In the event of any dispute regarding compliance of the online attendance, the decision of LexisNexis shall be final.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Seats are subject to availability.
  • All sales are final upon your receipt of a confirmation email sent by LexisNexis and no refund will be provided thereafter under any circumstances.
  • LexisNexis reserves the right to alter the venue, timings and terms and conditions of this seminar at any time in the event that the seminar cannot be held due to circumstances beyond the control of LexisNexis including severe weather.
  • LexisNexis reserves the right to amend, add, or remove any of the above terms and conditions or terminate the offer without prior notice.
  • In the event of any dispute, the decision of LexisNexis shall be final.