• [US] Is it legal to have employee temperature checks at work? [US] Is it legal to have employee temperature checks at work?

    28 May 2020

    Essential workers like medical professionals and supermarket staff are continuing to attend their workplaces on a daily basis. Businesses have had to put safety precautions in place from reorganising layouts to ensure social distancing to making mask-wearing compulsory. And some have taken a more controversial step by requiring mandatory employee temperature checks.

     

    Essential workers like medical professionals and supermarket staff are continuing to attend their workplaces on a daily basis. Businesses have had to put safety precautions in place from reorganising layouts to ensure social distancing to making mask-wearing compulsory. And some have taken a more controversial step by requiring mandatory employee temperature checks.

     

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  • [Argentina] State to pay half the wages of private-sector workers in June [Argentina] State to pay half the wages of private-sector workers in June

    28 May 2020

    On May 12 officials said employers receiving this aid will also be given the choice between lowering their social security contributions by 95 per cent or postponing them for two months. The state will, therefore, be paying half the wages of its almost two million private-sector workers, just as it did in April. 

    On May 12 officials said employers receiving this aid will also be given the choice between lowering their social security contributions by 95 per cent or postponing them for two months. The state will, therefore, be paying half the wages of its almost two million private-sector workers, just as it did in April. 

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