As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available to Canadians, can it be made mandatory? The Canadian Employment Group belonging to Lawyers Associated Worldwide (“LAW”), a global network of law firms, has considered these issues from the employment context and written an article on the topic. This includes consideration of the scope of employers’ and employees’ rights with respect to mandating vaccination policies in the workplace.
Please click below to read a PDF of the article.
Whether you are an employee or an employer, the LAW network has experienced lawyers across Canada who can assist you with a more in-depth review on how you might be affected by implementing a COVID-specific vaccination policy within your particular province. If you have any questions about the legal issues raised in the article, please contact any member of our Employment, Labour and Human Rights team and we will be sure to connect you to the right person to provide assistance.
Lawyers Associated Worldwide
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*This update is intended for general information only on the subject matter and is not to be taken as legal advice.