Employers’ FAQs on the MCO


THE movement control order (MCO) has raised many questions among employers and their workers with regard to salary, time-off periods and usage of the annual leave. This series of frequently asked questions conducted by lawyer Bhavanash Sharma will hopefully help both employers and employees to understand the challenge the country is going through.

Must employers continue paying the full salary and/or allowance of all workers, including employees who cannot work from home?

The Human Resources Ministry has issued directives stating that all employees are entitled to full wages during this period, and that employers cannot force employees to utilise their annual leave in this matter.

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