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Should my company have a contingency plan? What measures should the plan include? Can I/should I isolate my employees, conduct health checks or questionnaires on their private life? Given the current situation, companies have to set up a contingency plan appropriate to the workplace and in accordance with the guidelines of the Health (“DGS”) and […]

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