Asked by MotsiL
on 14-07-2020 08:34:07
Question posted in the General Law
category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 100.00
Hi I'm Mogomotsi from Gauteng after the COVID19 outbreak and the country forced to go on lockdown. Our company ordered us to work from home but as the regulations were relaxed and companies allowed to open. We are now forced to go back to the workplace. Is there anything I can do to prevent them (employer) from forcing us to report back to work considering the surge in increased number of cases in South Africa and the recent study that state COVID19 might be airborne.
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 18-07-2020 21:46:59
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In terms of the regulations, employers are required to put measures into place to protect employees. But yes, employers can force employees to return to work if the measures are in line with the regulations.
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