Employers are asking whether they can insist that employees get the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to the workplace. Unfortunately, you will have conflicting responses to the question from legal experts.
Health and Safety
With the upcoming combination of COVID-19 restrictions and colder, shorter days, psychologists worry that negative effects on mental health will increase in the following months.
The Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia (the “Board”) recently considered the issue of whether the right to refuse unsafe work protected an employee who refused to show up for work entirely due to the COVID-19 outbreak.