Employer Vaccine Policy Town Hall RECAP



Employer Vaccination Policies Town Hall

Many thanks to the thousands of you who joined us for yesterday’s Vaccination Policies Town Hall.

If you were unable to attend or want to re-watch the webinar, the relevant links can be found below or at cupe.on.ca/vaccinepolicyinfo/

featuring CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick, CUPE National Health and Safety Representative Paul Sylvestre, infectious disease expert, Dr. Tara Moriarty, and Goldblatt Partners lawyer Daniel Sheppard.]

Vaccine FAQ

What is a vaccine? How will COVID-19 vaccines help me?

Can the vaccine make you sick with COVID-19 or make you test positive for the virus?

Will these vaccines protect me from variants?

CUPE has received–and continues to receive–many questions from members concerning COVID-19 vaccines. This linked document addresses some of the most frequently asked questions.

To read our FAQ, click the button below.

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Health and Safety Presentation

To view Paul Sylvestre’s important Health and Safety Presentation, click here.

Dr. Tara Moriarty

Infectious disease expert Dr. Tara Moriarty invites CUPE members to participate in the following vaccine education initiatives:

1)      If you’re a Canadian who would like to ATTEND a nightly Zoom sessions about COVID-19 vaccine safety, please sign up here: 

2)      If you’d like to request a special session for your organization, union etc, please contact Grace Kim at gracey.kim@mail.utoronto.ca. First priority for these sessions at the moment are people working & living in long-term care and retirement homes, and their essential caregivers and substitute decision makers.


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