Employees' mental health continues to be a critical issue faced by employers with at least 500,000 Canadians absent from work every week as a result of a mental illness.
Health and Safety
On August 17, 2021, the Government of Ontario mandated new vaccine requirements for more workplaces to implement COVID-19 vaccine policies and have staff vaccinated.
With mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policies rolling out in many workplaces across Ontario, managing employees who choose not to get vaccinated can become a difficult task. While some employees cannot get vaccinated for a medical reason, others may choose not to get vaccinated for personal reasons.