Questions and answers about the coronavirus for employees

Home office and on-campus operations

What are the rules regarding home office during the period of limited on-campus activity? (Updated: 7 January 2021)

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What work arrangements are currently in place for employees with pre-existing health conditions or disabilities? (Updated: 9 November 2020)

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Can offices be used by more than one employee at the same time? (Updated: 20 October 2020)

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Are on-campus discussions, meetings and events that are not directly related to teaching permitted? (Updated: 3 February 2021)

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How should meeting rooms be used? (Updated: 27 November 2020)

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What preventative measures are being taken for workplaces with public traffic (e.g. libraries, Faculty Service Offices, ITSC Chip Card Services Office)? (Updated: 1 September 2020)

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Can job interviews and appointment processes be carried out at the current time? (Updated: 3 February 2021)

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Corona tests and sick notes

Where can I get tested for corona? (Updated: 8 February 2021)

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Am I permitted to work in HAW Hamburg buildings if I have symptoms of a cold? (Updated: 9 September 2020)

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Am I permitted to work in HAW Hamburg buildings if someone who lives with me has symptoms of a cold? (Updated: 21 October 2020)

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How should I apply for sick leave if I have only mild upper respiratory symptoms? (Updated: 9 December 2020)

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If I test postive for Covid-19 am I considered unfit to work? (Updated: 9 November 2020)

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Children and family

Which regulations apply to the use of 'children's sick days'? (Updated: 22 January 2021)

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How do I postpone my parental leave if my workload is too heavy as a result of the corona pandemic? (Updated: 20 July 2020)

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Holidays and business travel

What rules apply to people returning from holidays in other countries? (Updated: 6 January 2021)

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What are the current HAW Hamburg rules regarding business travel? (Updated: 28 September 2020)

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Advising and counselling

How can I deal with the challenges of working from home?

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Where can I obtain information about support services for employees?

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