Category: Charter of Rights & Constitutional Law

Mandatory Vaccinations in the Workplace

Erin J. Baker
Sarah Miller

July 22, 2021

With the widespread availability of COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada, employers are anxious to get their employees vaccinated and “back to normal,” employers are likely thinking about what they can do to return to pre-pandemic operations. The question then arises: can an employer require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine? And, if an employee refuses, what options does the employer have?

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