Home » News » Auto » Air Canada Suspends 800 Employees For Not Taking Covid-19 Vaccine
1-MIN READ

Air Canada Suspends 800 Employees For Not Taking Covid-19 Vaccine

By: Auto Desk

News18.com

Last Updated: November 03, 2021, 18:30 IST

Earlier in October, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered air, rail and shipping companies to establish vaccination policies for their workers.

Earlier in October, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered air, rail and shipping companies to establish vaccination policies for their workers.

Earlier in October, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered air, rail and shipping companies to establish vaccination policies for their workers.

Canada’s largest airline Air Canada suspended 800 employees for not taking vaccination against Covid-19, Global News reported. The airline’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer Michael Russo said that most of the company’s employees were fully vaccinated in accordance with the federal COVID-19 rules.

Earlier in October, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered air, rail and shipping companies to establish vaccination policies for their workers. The requirements were made compulsary for airlines, employees of which were in airports of restricted areas. Those include concession and hospitality workers. The number of registered COVID-19 cases in Canada for the entire period of the pandemic is estimated to be 1,720,355, with 29,056 deaths.

Also Watch:

The daily number of COVID-19 cases is currently decreasing, with 2,283 new cases registered per day. Canada has administered at least 58,756,154 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, which means about 78 per cent of the country’s population has been vaccinated.

Read all the Latest News, Breaking News and Coronavirus News here. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Telegram.

first published:November 03, 2021, 18:30 IST
last updated:November 03, 2021, 18:30 IST