With employees returning to the office, many Canadian employers are considering implementing mandatory vaccination policies in their workplaces. This is giving rise to many questions, including the legality of such policies as a condition of accessing the workplace.
This article outlines some human rights considerations when hiring employees in Ontario. Whether you are fresh into your first recruitment role, or a seasoned recruitment professional, understanding the proper and legal way of onboarding employees can make a tremendous difference when it comes to the company’s liability for discrimination.
With Ontario expected to lift the state-of-emergency shortly and the resumption of non-essential business operations, employers may begin to consider recalling employees who have been temporarily laid-off or placed on a deemed job-protected leave.