Advice for Employers on the Impact of Covid19 and their Employees 6Apr

Venue:
Live Online
 
Date:
06/04/2020
 
Time:
10am - 10h40am
 
Category:
Workshop
 

A 40 minute session outlining advice for employers relating to Covid19 and their employees.

This event is no longer available
 

Advice   for   Employers   on   the   Impact   of   Covid   -19   and   their   Employees

During this session the   following   scenarios   will   be   addressed:

  1. Employers   responsibility, course   of   action   and   payment   obligations   if their   employee   is: 
      • diagnosed   with   Covid –19. 
      • returns   from   an   infected   area   and   the   employer   tells   him/her   to   self-isolate. 
  2. Employers   responsibility, course   of   action   and   payment   obligations   after an   infected   employees   2   weeks   illness   benefit   has   ended
    • If   the   business   remains   open; and,
    • If   the   business   has   had   to   shut   down   due   to   Covid-19   restrictions.
  3. What   is   the   Emergency   Job   Seekers   Payment   ("EJSP")?
    • Which   employees   are   eligible?
    • How   do   eligible   employees   apply   for   the   EJSP?
  4. Is   an   employee   eligible   for   statutory   leave   he/she   cannot   come   to   work   because:
    • he/she   is   caring   for   a   person   who   has   Covid-19; and or,
    • school   has   closed   and   the   employee   must   mind   a   child.
  5. If   the   employee   is   eligible   for   statutory   leave   which   options   are   available   to   them?
  6. Should an   employer   have   employees   fill   out   specific   limitation   of   liability forms if an employee in the workplace   is   found   to   test   positive   for   Covid-19
  7. Is   the   Employer   required   to   provide   masks,  gloves   and   hand   sanitizer   to   its   employees?

 

 

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