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2021

Accommodation requests regarding the new federal mandatory vaccination policy

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October 12, 2021

As per the federal government’s new mandatory vaccination policy​ for federal public service workers, all CBSA employees must attest to being fully vaccinated by October 29, 2021, or face being placed on administrative leave without pay two week after the attestation deadline. The policy does allow for employees who are unable to be vaccinated — based on a certified medical contraindication, a religious exemption, or another […]

Federal government releases vaccination policy without proper consultation — PSAC Statement & FAQ

October 6, 2021

The federal government released its vaccination policy for federal public service workers October 6, mandating vaccinations for all employees in federally regulated workplaces, including more than 160,000 PSAC members. Treasury Board has encouraged Crown corporations, agencies, and the Canadian Forces to implement similar policies, but this policy will not immediately apply to them. Read the full vaccination policy.  PSAC […]

PSAC statement on vaccination requirements for federal public service workers

August 13, 2021

On August 13, the federal government announced it will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all federal public service workers by early fall. The government also expects that Crown corporations and other federally regulated employers will require vaccinations for their employees by the end of October. As Canada enters a fourth wave of the pandemic, it’s more important than ever for Canadians to […]