Tips, recommendations and common pitfalls.
- If the employer qualifies for support under the short-term layoffs scheme, the employer should apply for state aid under this relief program.
- If possible, employees should be encouraged to work from home and instructed to avoid all unnecessary travel.
- Many employers have already signed agreements with new hires, who are planning to begin working following the end of summer (2020). Such employers should re-evaluate if these hires are still needed, since it is much easier to terminate the employment agreements of new hires before any work commences, unless the employer will place such new hires on a “probationary“period at the start of their