Covid-19 Pandemic And Employment Law In Ghana – Issues Arising

08-05-2020

Covid-19 Pandemic And Employment Law In Ghana – Issues Arising

The COVID-19 worldwide pandemic (“Crisis Period”) has resulted in the imposition of several restrictions including limitations on movement, direct contact with persons, social distancing among others. This has negatively impacted the businesses of several organisations across the world resulting in complete shutdowns and drastic reduction of business profits. In Ghana, the President announced a two-week partial lockdown within some parts of the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions from 30th of March, 2020. Although the lockdown is important to help curb the spread of the pandemic, it is likely to severely affect businesses and the relationship between the employer and the employee in the workplace. This paper seeks to assess the effect of COVID-19 on employer-employee relationship in Ghana, and how employers and employees can minimize their respective risks.

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