COVID-19 AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

COVID-19 AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS


Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) has disrupted virtually all facets of life, including workplace relationships and productivity. Many countries have some form of restriction(s) on gathering in public spaces to stymie the spread of the virus. Some countries are on total lockdown resulting in offices being closed, and staff working remotely. In Lagos, Ogun and the FCT, organisations providing non-essential services are prohibited from operating from their office spaces, and where feasible, required to run operations from remote locations. This disruption of traditional workflow has raised legal questions affecting the viability of employment contracts/ relationships. (To continue, please Download PDF.