Interact Law | Remote working legislation

Interact Law | Remote working legislation

Interact Law | Remote working legislation 900 507 Adam Hugill
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To avoid the further spread of coronavirus employees across the global economy must work from home where possible. Clients that cover several jurisdictions need to know what the laws around home working are in these areas.

During the pandemic employers and their staff have had to adapt quickly to create safe working environments. Laws have evolved and previously unconsidered rules have had to be enforced.

We hope that this Interact Law booklet will provide some answers to the questions below:

  1. Do remote workers have the same rights as those working in the office?
  2. Is there a right to, or can workers be forced to work remotely?
  3. Should a remote workplace be registered?
  4. What about a risk prevention protocol for remote workplaces?
  5. Should there be terms for a remote employment contract?

This document gives a brief insight into global employment rules regarding remote working. Please don’t hesitate to contact the expert in your country if you need to know more. If your jurisdiction is not covered (yet), we’ll also be pleased to connect you with one of our contacts in the legal industry.

For the section related to Hong Kong by our Adam Hugill, you can check the presentation at pages 34 and 35.

More about Interact Law

Interact Law started its journey back in the early 90’s in Europe and has since grown and developed into an internationally independent network of legal firms.

We choose quality over quantity; aiming to have one firm per jurisdiction ensures that only law firms with extensive experience and expertise are selected to be part of the network.  As trusted colleagues who have collaboratively built the quality requirements of our affiliation, our clients benefit from knowing they will receive the same high level of service, professionalism, responsiveness and commitment across our network.

The specialist firms that make up and form Interact Law all share the same aims and goals; to provide the very best service to their clients. Through recommending expert lawyers with strong international connections, firms are able to provide an array of services that one firm alone may not have the capacity to do.

Adam Hugill

Adam advises on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious legal and commercial issues, with a special emphasis on employment law in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region.

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