Mandatory vaccinations: A roadmap for considering medical exemptions

Employers who wish to implement a mandatory vaccination policy must permit employees to raise objections or apply for exemption from the policy on the basis of, amongst others, medical grounds. The road map below provides employers with some of the considerations to take into account when determining an exemption application based on medical grounds. As always, the law in relation to the processing of personal information must be adhered to.

25 Oct 2021 1 min read Employment Law Alert Article

At a glance

  • Employers implementing a mandatory vaccination policy must allow employees to raise objections or seek exemptions, including on medical grounds.
  • When evaluating exemption applications based on medical grounds, employers should consider various factors outlined in the provided roadmap.
  • Employers must ensure compliance with laws governing the processing of personal information throughout the exemption evaluation process.

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