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Vaccination Round-Up – July 15, 2022

July 15, 2022

VACCINES IN THE WORKPLACE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK

 

With BC exceeding its vaccination targets, regulations lifting and the reintegration of employees to the workplace, employers are now faced with trying to navigate the changing dynamic of vaccines and the workplace. We anticipate that changes to legislation could happen on short notice and have created this Round-Up to help employers stay informed in a situation that is so rapidly evolving.

Here are a few important things I thought worth sharing this week:

IN THE NEWS

 

Canada

  • Airport Report: randomized testing of fully vaccinated travellers will return to Canada’s major airports July 19 – Toronto Star – July 14, 2022 – read the article here.

British Columbia

  • As restrictions relax, BC lawyer launches new challenge against remaining vaccine mandates – Vancouver Sun – July 7, 2022 – read the article here.

Ontario

  • Metrolinx employees launch $2 million dollar lawsuit against company, claim they were wrongfully placed on indefinite unpaid leave for refusing vaccine – Toronto Life – July 11, 2022 – read the article here.
  • Windsor police suspend vaccination policy, but mandates “come back into play” if circumstances change, says police chief – CBC – July 7, 2022 – read the article here.

I hope you found this Round-Up helpful. If you have any questions relating to the reopening of your business or reintegration of your staff – our Workplace Law group is here to assist.

Expertise

Disclaimer: The pandemic is a rapidly changing situation and new measures may have been introduced since this document was published. The information provided through this document is intended for general information purposes only and does not create a lawyer-client relationship. It is not intended as legal advice from Harper Grey LLP or the individual author(s), nor intended as a substitute for legal advice on any specific subject matter. Detailed legal counsel should be sought prior to undertaking any legal matter. Last Updated July 15, 2022.

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