The back-to-office transition is looking like a boom for the legal profession
Let’s start this week by digging deeper into all these workplace vaccine guidelines coming out. Is it just us or are the lawyers getting into this in a big way? The whole work-from-home experiment was awkward, but the back-to-office transition is looking more like a boom for the legal profession.
Mandatory vaccine rules are increasing across both the public and private sectors, with major cities such as Toronto and provinces like Ontario requiring all government employees to get jabbed. The decisions also include Toronto area transit authorities such as Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission. University Health Network, which runs Toronto’s major hospitals, says employees must be vaccinated by the end of October or they’ll be fired.
Canada’s big five banks have been less clear about the implications for employees not getting vaccinated, but said all their staff — in the United States, too — must get needles by Oct. 31. Meanwhile, U.S. firms including Citigroup Inc., Capital One Financial Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. are restricting access for unvaccinated workers, delaying their reopening plans or invoking new rules for masks and shots.