‘University risks liability by not requiring on-campus COVID-19 vaccination proof: McGill law profs’

“As law schools in Quebec reopen for in-person classes without requiring students and staff to show they are vaccinated against COVID-19, 35 McGill University law faculty are warning that the situation not only exposes people on campus to ‘serious health consequences’ from the deadly virus, it could also fail to meet an ’emerging standard of care’ and discriminates against people with disabilities – as well as people who are pregnant or immune-compromised – thus exposing McGill (and by implication other universities in Quebec) to the risks of civil liability and human rights claims …” (more)

[Cristin Schmitz, The Lawyer’ Daily, 26 August]

First posted 2021-08-27 09:00:46

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