Will Vaccine Passports be Required in our Workplaces: Guidance on Vaccine Passports and Policies
Lawson Lundell LLP, June 2021
With increasing numbers of Canadians being immunized each day against COVID-19, the question on many peoples’ minds is whether Canadians will be asked to prove they are vaccinated by way of a vaccine passport. Vaccine passports can take a range of forms, but the defining feature is a verified record of a person’s immunization status...
B.C. Government Announces Paid Leave for Employees to Get Vaccinated
Lawson Lundell LLP, April 2021
As British Columbia battles the third wave of COVID-19, the government has introduced legislation which, if passed, will provide employees with paid leave to get the COVID-19 vaccine. On April 1, 2021, the British Columbia government introduced an unpaid job-protected leave of absence for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, or to assist a dependent in getting vaccinated against COVID-19...
Privacy in 2021: Developments You Should Watch Out For
Lawson Lundell LLP, January 2021
All indications are that the evolution of privacy laws and their impact will continue to evolve, perhaps even at a greater pace, in 2021. In celebrating Privacy Day, January 28, 2021, we would like to share four things businesses should be keeping their eyes on, and planning for, in 2021. 1. Significant changes to privacy legislation in Canada. Canadian federal and provincial governments have tabled and proposed sweeping changes to privacy laws in Canada...
Lawson Lundell Privacy & Data Management Organizational Risk Analysis Checklist, November 7, 2019, Co-Author
2019 Lawson Lundell Privacy and Data Security Seminar Booklet, 2019, Co-Author
Section 257 of the Workers Compensation Act and Related Employment Litigation, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2017, Author