New blog from Sport Law offers clarity on duty to accommodate exemptions to COVID-19 vaccinations on religious ground
Will Russell and Michelle Kropp’s latest blog discusses the challenges of implementing mandatory vaccination policies and how the duty to accommodate exemptions on religious grounds impacts such policies.
A challenging issue that sport organizations have navigated in recent months is the implementation of mandatory vaccination policies. While vaccination requirements, along with testing and masking, are key mechanisms to provide a safe return to sport, mandatory vaccination policies are not without their criticisms and legal concerns, particularly for objections based on protected grounds under human rights legislation. Having a strong basis for a vaccination policy is increasingly important as orders regarding mandatory COVID health and safety protocols have been or will soon be lifted by provincial and regional health authorities.
Read more from Will and Michelle’s newest blog here.
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