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Ontario Arbitrators come to different conclusions with respect to whether mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies were reasonable

Recently, two Arbitrators came to different conclusions with respect to whether mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies were reasonable. In the first arbitral award rendered on November 9, 2021 (United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Canada, Local 333 and Paragon Protection Ltd.),... This entry was posted in Health and Safety Issues, Return to Work & School.

Injunction Denied for Unvaccinated Hospital Employees Seeking to Preserve Employment Despite Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has denied an injunction to a group of unvaccinated University Health Network (“UHN”) employees seeking to preserve their employment status despite the provisions of a mandatory vaccination policy (the “Policy”) providing for the termination... This entry was posted in Health and Safety Issues, Return to Work & School.

Federal Government Announces Mandatory Vaccine Requirement for Federal Workforce and Federally Regulated Transportation Employees and Travellers

On October 6, 2021, the federal government announced mandatory vaccination requirements for the federal workforce and for federally regulated transportation employees and travellers. Mandatory Vaccination for the Federal Workforce Covered Individuals The new mandatory vaccination requirements will apply to federal... This entry was posted in Health and Safety Issues, New.