Proskauer contributed the French chapter of New Ways of Working, a tool designed by International Employment Lawyer as a way to explore and keep track of key legal and compliance considerations for multinational employers as new ways of working become increasingly embedded as the pandemic begins to recede. This chapter discusses the response taken in
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The UK Government has published further guidance and The Coronavirus Act 2020 Functions of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) Direction (the “Direction”) in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”). The Direction is available here and the guidance is available here, here and here. This blog post covers…
COVID-19 Q&A Partial unemployment
Confronted with the outbreak of the COVID-19, in order to avoid massive contract termination, employers rely on the possibility to use the French partial unemployment scheme. Please note that the hereunder information is likely to be amended and adapted in accordance with current legislative and regulatory developments.
Partial unemployment scheme
Further to our prior blog post available here, the UK Government has published more detailed guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”). That guidance is available here and here. Here are some of the key questions the updated guidance now answers.
What is the CJRS?
The CJRS is a government scheme set…
Over the past few days, the UK Government has announced various measures to assist employers/businesses protect jobs in these exceptional times.
We have received a number of queries about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in particular. The Government has currently provided the following information about the scheme:
- Any UK employer can take part in the