The recent news of an outbreak of a new coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, Province, China raises issues for employers and employees about the appropriate workplace responses. Please see our legal update and impact for employers and employees here.
In addition, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has announced it is allowing all non-emergency personnel at US embassies and consulates in China to leave the country due to the coronavirus. DOS confirmed to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) that consular services will continue “as resources allow” but may be “significantly limited.”
If you have questions or concerns about employees seeking visas in China, please reach out to your Jackson Lewis attorney.