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Vaccination Round-Up – July 8, 2022

July 8, 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

  • SLAPP lawsuits being used by anti-vaccine groups to keep critics quiet, says lawyer – CBC – July 6, 2022 – read the article here.
  • Unvaccinated Manitoba health-care workers launch lawsuit against province, top officials over vaccine policy – CBC – June 29, 2022 – read the article here.
  • Police association pushes for end of employer vaccine policy – Windsor Star – June 28, 2022 – read the article here.
  • A professor’s suspension for anti-vaccine comments raise questions about the limits of academic freedom, says Union – Global News – June 30, 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 8, 2022.

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