The Canadian federal government announced that federal public servants in the Core Public Administration as well as employees in the federally regulated air, rail and marine transportation sectors will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
On October 8, 2021, Ontario published Regulation 698/21 under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, which removes certain capacity limits and physical distancing requirements.
The election for the German Parliament is just in the books, but the next election is already coming up. In 2022, regular works council elections will be held between March 1 and May 31, and preparations have already begun.
The Ontario Superior Court recently found that the Chamber of Commerce was justified in dismissing with cause a 75-year-old, long-term employee with no prior disciplinary record on account of her dishonesty, poor judgment, and other acts of misconduct.
With the Delta variant putting residents and staff in long-term care homes at risk of contracting COVID-19, on October 1, 2021, Ontario announced certain mandatory vaccination and randomized testing requirements.