More Duty Of Care Laws Coming

By | January 9, 2015

Duty of care is a top priority for travel managers, and doing it right means complying with all local rules where employees travel. Legislation and labor codes with travel safety provisions exist in several countries, including China, France, the Netherlands, Singapore, the United Kingdom and parts of Australia. More are set to take effect this year in New Zealand and possibly another Australian jurisdiction.

The primary purpose of such legislation is to make organizations and their leaders more responsible — and accountable — for worker safety. Criminal prosecution and steep fines may scare many into compliance. In some cases, the laws apply . . .

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