Legal decisions on mandatory coronavirus vaccination policies favouring employers

By Julius Melnitzer | April 12, 2022

As arbitral decisions relating to the reasonableness of mandatory coronavirus vaccination policies emerge, employers have clearly gained the upper hand.

“The overall box score shows that, for the most part, arbitrators have upheld mandatory vaccination policies as reasonable,” said George Vassos, a labour and employment partner at Littler Mendelson. “In the most recent case, involving the Toronto District School Board, the arbitrator also found that these policies did not violate the Charter of Rights — and that was another big step forward for employers.”

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Julius Melnitzer is a Toronto-based legal affairs writer, ghostwriter, writing coach and media trainer. Readers can reach him at [email protected] or

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