Whether or not you can lose your job for refusing to be vaccinated, and how medical or religious exemptions factor in, will be an on-going issue for employers and their employees.
The law on termination clauses in employment contracts continues to evolve. In recent years, the movement of this area of law has been towards the side of employees, with many termination clauses being found to be unenforceable.
It's not often that an HR-related video will go viral and spark conversation online, but it has happened recently. A woman posted on tiktok, offering Canada's "freedom fighters" some advice - that what you say and do and show on social media can affect your job/job prospects. Ironically, it has done just that.. for her.
Ontario Court of Appeal Punts on Whether Putting an Employee on IDEL Is/Is not Constructive Dismissal
One of the most discussed and debated questions was whether the Ontario government’s creation of IDEL allowed employers to unilaterally put an employee on leave without triggering a constructive dismissal.