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WEBINAR: The jab or the job? Mandatory vaccines in the Canadian workplace

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September 21, 2021
Virtual Event - Live from Toronto

With pressure growing on COVID-19 immunization passports, and workplace vaccine policies being implemented in greater number across Canada, many private-sector employers are pondering next steps amidst a Delta variant-fuelled fourth wave.

The focus of this webinar will be on understanding workplace vaccine mandates from an employer perspective. The session will focus on what companies need to consider when planning for a safe return of their employees, the legal ramifications of vaccine mandates, and potential hot-button legal issues and various red flags that organizations should be aware of in this process.

During this webinar, you will learn:

  • Legal areas to consider when implementing a vaccine mandate
  • COVID-19 risk assessments for your organization
  • Pandemic-related workplace health and safety guidelines

A Q&A session will be held during the last 15 minutes of the webinar.

Rebecca Wise is a Senior Associate specializing in employment law with Torys LLP in Toronto. Rebecca has expertise in all aspects of employment law, acting in an advisory capacity and as litigation counsel. Rebecca advises and acts for clients in a variety of industries on issues relating to recruitment, hiring, human rights, discipline, terminations, restrictive covenant issues and occupational health and safety. She regularly drafts workplace policies, employment agreements and termination agreements. She represents employers in wrongful dismissal actions, human rights claims and employment class actions.

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