COVID 19 – NON-ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEE NOT ABLE TO WORK REMOTELY: SICK LEAVE? UNPAID LEAVE? ANNUAL LEAVE?
Covid-19 has effectively divided our workforce into essential and non-essential employees. While essential employees continued with their employment, albeit under very different circumstances that came with their challenges, non-essential employees were left with many questions in the event of them not being able to work remotely. We have focused the below article on non-essential employees that we're unable to work remotely. The below questions are some examples of what has been raised by my respective clients in the last few weeks: Can the company apply the "no work, no pay" principle? Can the company force me to take unpaid leave? ...Continue reading