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Updated guidance on whether employers can mandate vaccination for their employees
Villaraza & Angangco
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Philippines
  • 24 March 2021

The dangers of COVID-19 continue to hamper workforces' efficiency. Understandably, employers may want to hasten their employees' vaccination by imposing a mandatory vaccination programme to recoup losses caused by the pandemic. However, a new law and recent regulatory publications state, in no uncertain terms, that the absence of COVID-19 vaccination will not prejudice employees.

Can employers mandate compulsory vaccination for their employees?
Villaraza & Angangco
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Philippines
  • 24 February 2021

In an effort to eradicate COVID-19, vaccines have been developed at a rapid pace. Employers are now contemplating imposing workplace-wide vaccination programmes in order to bring back available workforces and increase operational efficiency. Is this legally permissible?

Villaraza & Angangco
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