Mandatory Vaccination to Work? It Depends

Employers want to maintain safety for workers. There are still a few unknowns

As Canada begins to roll out the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine, many people are wondering what this will mean for workplaces. Will employers be able to require employees to get vaccinated? What will happen to employees who refuse? Will there be a different standard for different industries? These are all contentious questions that are likely to lead to active debate and litigation over the coming months.

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Kenneth Krupat

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Kenneth A. Krupat B.A. (Hons), LL.B., LL.M. advises and acts on behalf of individuals and employers in employment law matters. Ken has appeared as counsel at courts and tribunals across Canada and regularly gives presentations at employment law seminars.

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