The Government of Ontario released a new reopening plan for Ontario that aims on being long-term. This new plan outlines government strategies towards the goal of lifting COVID-19 restrictions by March 2022.
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.
Like most employment lawyers, I have been getting calls from employers asking whether they can require employees to get vaccinated for COVID.