The Merck site, in Molsheim. - Merck
Of the 1,500 employees of Merck, in Molsheim (Alsace), only 900 will go to work this Friday. "About 600 people are teleworking," explains Damien Renaut, human resources director of a site that produces medical equipment and devices for pharmaceutical groups, to 20 Minutes .
The cause ? The spouse of an employee is hospitalized in Strasbourg for a case of coronavirus. "It is getting better and better and it is going well", assures the HRD, confirming the information of the Latest News of Alsace according to which an email was sent to all the staff in order to explain the situation and to propose telework.
"As soon as we learned the news on Wednesday morning, we wanted to rule out any risk of contamination," adds Damien Renaut, without knowing when the situation will return to normal. “Our activity is not disrupted and we are in direct contact with the regional health agency. "
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