City of Vancouver issues vaccine mandate for municipal employees

The City of Vancouver said Monday municipal employees are expected to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 6 or they will not be permitted in the workplace.

The city explained exemptions for employees will be accommodated for medical or other reasons under the B.C. Human Rights Code but full details of the policy are being finalized.

City Manager Paul Mochrie said the city is focused on the health and safety of staff, local residents, and businesses.

“We continue to follow direction from public health in our workplaces, and this mandatory vaccination policy will help provide a further level of protection against this virus for city staff and the public we serve,”

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