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During this health crisis, a majority of companies have created a work from home (WFH) process for their employees. However, some employees must work from an office due to the nature of their jobs. This factor can lead to higher exposure to illness.  In this article, learn the rights of employees if they claim against their employer for infection due the Novel Coronavirus.  This resource was produced in February 2020.

This article explains how employees can claim under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance (ECO), common law negligence claim, and insurance claims.

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Region: Hong Kong
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
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