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Work and vaccination against Covid-19 in Ukraine: new challenges for employers and employees

As the campaign for vaccination against Covid-19 in Ukraine goes on and new measures and restrictions are introduced by the government, more questions are raised regarding mandatory vaccination for employees.

Released on Dec 15, 2021

Validity of requiring vaccination and PCR testing from employees in Turkey

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, employers are required to take measures to meet their occupational health and safety obligations. The most important and debated health and safety measure is requiring vaccination and PCR testing from employees. Whether this measure may be mandatory within the workplace, and the sanctions that may apply if an employee fails to comply with this measure, have become a more pressing issue.

Released on Dec 15, 2021

Vaccines and testing in the UK workplace: new rules and expectations

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted many UK employers to introduce new rules on vaccination and testing in the workplace. This raises legal risks and privacy issues, and also illustrates how Covid-19 has changed the expectations between employer and employee in relation to health information and workplace safety.

Released on Dec 15, 2021

Privacy in the era of Covid-19

The spread of Covid-19 has raised multiple questions, primarily relating to employment, performance of the labour function and protection of personal data of employees. This article considers general Covid-19 requirements for employers and employees, in the context of Russian data privacy legislation.

Released on Dec 15, 2021

Moving forward to the new workplace reality after the pandemic

With the return to work on-site and employers' general obligation to provide a safe workplace, discussions about mandated vaccination are increasing exponentially. Even though local rules vary for each country, employers are generally not allowed to simply demand vaccination, as certain exceptions must be considered, including for medical reasons or religious beliefs. In this context and until the pandemic is over, it is important for employers and employees to find the right balance between workplace safety and personal concerns.

Released on Dec 15, 2021