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CN announces plans to introduce mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for its employees in Canada

CN’s vaccination policy will apply to all employees and new hires in Canada, and its wholly owned subsidiaries.

September 8, 2021  by CM Staff

PHOTO: CN/Canadian National Railway Company

MONTREAL — On Sept. 8, CN announced that vaccination against COVID-19 will be mandatory for all its employees in Canada as of November 1st, 2021. This measure is meant to contribute to protecting the health of its employees, customers and the communities in which it operates.

CN’s vaccination policy will apply to all employees and new hires in Canada, and its wholly owned subsidiaries. It will also apply to CN’s contractors, consultants, agents and suppliers and anyone who accesses CN’s Canadian properties. Requests for medical or religious exemptions will be considered by CN on an individual basis.

The Company is purportedly committed to supporting economic recovery and growth. In order to continue running a solid operation, CN is taking measures in line with the measures announced by the Government of Canada in order to ensure the safety of its employees and keep the North American economy moving.

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