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Implementing Vaccination Policies

Employers in Saskatchewan are looking for guidance on managing the implementation of vaccination policies.  What are the practical implications of these policies?

Employers in Saskatchewan are looking for guidance on managing the implementation of vaccination policies. What are the practical implications of these policies?

In this 90-minute webinar you will learn how employers can implement a vaccination policy, including asking employees to disclose their vaccination status while managing privacy law obligations. The webinar will discuss common implementation questions, including risks, booster shots, and non-compliance.

Agenda

  • Vaccination Policies
    • Overview of different types of vaccination policies
  • Legal Risks Associated with Vaccination Policies
    • Legislation and Public Health Order update
    • Understanding recent Federal and Provincial Government announcements
    • Risks of not implementing a vaccination policy
  • Collecting Employee Information
    • Managing privacy law obligations for vaccination status and test results
  • Implementing a Vaccination Policy
    • Who does the policy apply to (employees only or broader)?
    • How to deal with booster shots
    • Dealing with non-compliance
    • How long is a policy necessary?
  • Medical and Religious Exemption Requests
    • Human Rights Obligations
    • How to Respond to an Exemption Request
  • Q&A

Speaker

 Shane Buchanan is a lawyer with MLT Aikins LLP, in Saskatoon and maintains a general labour and employment practice. Shane provides an understanding of the issues faced by business leaders and provides practical solutions to all areas of labour and employment law including issues related to COVID-19, collective agreement interpretation, workplace policies, discipline and discharge, employment contracts, OH&S, workers' compensation, labour standards and human rights.

When
12/1/2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Canada Central Standard Time

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