War in Ukraine - The Impact on the Employment Relationship

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 6 April 2022
Joanna Mackey
Lewis Silkin
Issues covered: Immigration; War in Ukraine; Supporting Employees

Around the world people are deeply shocked and saddened about the escalating war in Ukraine. Many employers are increasingly concerned about the wellbeing of their employees, particularly those from Ukraine or other Eastern European countries, and are considering how to best support refugees. Employers with operations in Russia are also dealing with the impact of the sanctions.

In this article we highlight some of the legal and practical implications of the conflict for the employment relationship.  

Military service and other requests to take part in the conflict

In the UK there are specific arrangements for individuals who are called up to UK reserved armed forces. While these do not

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This article is correct at 06/04/2022

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Joanna Mackey
Lewis Silkin

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