In Benke v Loblaw Companies, 2022 ABQB 461, an employee who refused to wear a mask was put on unpaid leave but it was not constructive dismissal.
In Public Health Sudbury v ONA, 2022 CanLii 48440, a nurse was able to claim a religious / creed exemption from a COVID-19 vaccination mandate.
Verigen v Ensemble Travel, 2021 BCSC 1934, is a new case where an employer had to pay severance despite decline in business due to COVID
Ontario arbitration case found that an employer had to pay for rapid antigen tests for its unvaccinated employees.
UFCW v Paragon is a new Ontario decision where an arbitrator found that a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy imposed by an employer was valid.
For employees who are required to get vaccinated for their job, in the unlikely event they are injured by the vaccine, there are options for coverage.
New Fogelman case our of Ontario says that a COVID lay-off is a constructive dismissal, making that the prevalent Canadian position in this developing area.
Mohammed v Ag Dexterra is a case involving a high notice period for a short service employee, and a finding that COVID-19 made finding work harder.
Ristanovic Case in Ontario finds that COVID-19 Layoff was Constructive Dismissal.
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