Payment for Self-Isolation on Return from Abroad

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 11 September 2020
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered:

Scott: "If an employer requires an employee to travel to work to a different country and on their return the employee has to quarantine for 14 days, is the employer required to pay the employee for this isolation period, as it is a result of work-related travel required by the employer? Or is the employee required to take annual leave as if they had travel for personal reasons?"

Secondly, "Should the employer provide pay for the accommodation of employees who have to quarantine as a result of work-related travel?"

Presumably at either end. So you arrive there for a business meeting, and then you have to quarantine when you're there, and then you come back, you're quarantined. But if there

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This article is correct at 04/11/2020

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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