18 May 2020

Liability of Employers for COVID-19

Jack McCracken and Sarah Hopkinson have published a series of five articles addressing possible liabilities on the part of employers for outbreaks of COVID-19 amongst their workforce.

Please click here to access all five articles, or click on the link for a specific article below.

  1. Introduction.
  2. Liability at Common Law.
  3. Liability for Breach of Statutory Duty.
  4. Liability Under EU Directives.
  5. Liability of Employers to Family Members of Employees.

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