We have created a high-level guide that gives an “at a glance” snapshot of the severity of lockdown restrictions in 28 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

The guide is updated regularly and covers the following topics: 


  • Lockdown Severity
  • Vaccination Progress
  • Travel and Quarantine Restrictions
  • Employee Vaccination Status
  • Whether Employers Can Relax Workplace Restrictions for Vaccinated Employees
  • Forced Business Closures
  • Workplace Restrictions
  • Whether Employers Can Prevent Unvaccinated Employees from Entering Workplace
  • COVID-related Protection from Dismissal

Please contact your usual vangard | Littler lawyer or Deike Helmig at d.helmig@vangard.de to obtain a copy of this resource.