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April 13, 2022

British Columbia, Canada: Arbitrator Decides Employer Could Terminate Employee Who Refused Government-Ordered Vaccination

An arbitrator in British Columbia held that an employer rightfully terminated an employee who was ineligible for work for refusing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine despite a government order requiring it.

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April 8, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Mandatory Vaccination Policy Upheld Despite Government’s Reduction of COVID-19 Restrictions

An Ontario arbitrator recently upheld a retirement home’s mandatory vaccination policy as a reasonable workplace rule consistent with the collective agreement, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Retirement Homes Act, 2010.

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April 7, 2022

Cal/OSHA Publishes a Draft Readoption ETS that Eliminates Vaccination Status Distinctions and Relaxes Testing Methods, Yet Muddies Quarantine Standards

On April 6, 2022, Cal/OSHA issued a draft COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for readoption to replace the current version, which expires on May 5, 2022.

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April 1, 2022

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker: March 2020 – March 2022

Since March 12, 2020, there have been 5,659 lawsuits (including 646 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

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March 30, 2022

Ontario, Canada Arbitrator Decides Mandatory Vaccination Policy Does Not Infringe Charter of Rights and Freedoms

An arbitrator has upheld the Toronto District School Board’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, determining determined that the policy did not infringe section 7 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and was a reasonable exercise of management rights.

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March 25, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Another Arbitration Decision Upholds Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

An arbitrator has made another contribution to the “weight of authority” in Ontario labour arbitration awards pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies in unionized workplaces.

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March 23, 2022

Utah Amends Vaccination and Testing Requirements to Include Exemption for Previous COVID-19 Infection

On March 22, 2022, Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox signed HB 63 into law, amending legislation passed in the Utah Legislature’s second special session of 2021 related to vaccine mandates in the workplace.

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March 22, 2022

Virginia Rescinds its COVID-19 Standard

Nearly two years after enacting the first-in-the-nation permanent COVID-19 workplace safety and health standard, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board has voted to rescind its COVID-19 standard.

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March 21, 2022

Canada: Pre-entry COVID-19 Testing Will Soon Not Be Required for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

On March 17, 2022, Canada announced that, effective April 1, 2022, fully vaccinated travellers will no longer be required to provide a pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada.

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March 17, 2022

OSHA Announces Highly Focused Healthcare Facility Inspection Plan

OSHA recently announced it will proceed with a highly focused, short-term initiative directed at various healthcare facilities that provide care to or handle COVID-19 patients.

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