COVID-19: Considerations for Employers in Australia

    View Author March 2020

    The spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization, and the rapid spread of the virus in Australia is causing increasing uncertainty for employers. Our client alert outlines some key considerations employers should bear in mind in mitigating the impact of the virus on their workplace, including obligations under occupational health and safety legislation, review of workplace policies and the leave entitlements of sick and quarantined employees.

    For further information and updates on COVID-19, please visit our coronavirus COVID-19 page.