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28 February 2020 / news

First corona outbreaks in the Benelux: dealing with the risk of corona at the workplace in Belgium

The number of corona outbreaks is increasing by the day and the first cases within the Netherlands and Belgium are a fact. For you as an employer, it is important to think carefully about your absence protocol and the preventive measures to be taken. How do you deal with the risk of corona at the workplace? What can you do to protect your employees and what (legal) requirements are imposed on this policy?

Our Employment and Privacy teams have set out the most important questions and answers regarding the corona virus at the workplace. 



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