Managing Absence in the Backdrop of Covid-19

Posted in : Webinar Recordings on 22 October 2020
Caroline Reidy
The HR Suite
Issues covered: Managing Absence; Coronavirus

Caroline McEnery, The HR Suite and Rolanda Markey, Legal Island, will discuss HR issues around managing absence that arises during (and also because of) the Covid-19 pandemic, e.g. absence due to the need to self-isolate (including where recommended through test and trace systems); cocooning employees; employees reluctant to return to work for fear of infection, etc.

In this webinar Caroline covers:

  • Managing Absence – General
  • Managing Self-Isolation Due to Covid-19
  • Managing Different Types of Absence
  • Remote Working During Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Parental Issues During Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Force Majure
  • Absence and Equality Issues
  • Making Reasonable Accommodations for Disabled Employees
  • Refusal To

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Caroline Reidy
The HR Suite

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