The circumstances that an employer must accommodate continue to expand. After all, the workplace is no longer what it used to be. So, where does the duty to accommodate come from?
During the winter months, people will be spending more time indoors and gathering during the holiday season. In understanding of this, the Government of Ontario is expanding COVID-19 testing efforts, such as increasing convenience and the number of testing locations.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission ("OHRC") recently released a policy statement regarding vaccine mandates and proof of vaccine certificates (the “Policy”). The Policy provides helpful guidance for employers.