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BC public service employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by next month

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In a press release today, the BC Public Service Agency, along with the Provincial Health Officer announced new vaccination regulations for BC public service workers. 

As of November 22nd, the BC government will be requiring full COVID-19 vaccination as a  requirement of employment for BC public service workers. 

This announcement affects 30,000 employees working in core government offices or ministries. 

Later this fall, it is predicted more public works employees will be returning to regular workplaces after working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

These additional measures will add an extra layer of protection as employees return to work.

Proof of full vaccination status must be provided by BC Public Works employees by November 22nd.

BC Public Works has not yet announced details of accommodation for those employees who are unable to be vaccinated, however, they said they will release those details by early November.

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