Illnesses like COVID-19 can jeopardize our ability to participate in the workforce. As employees of York University, we have the right to know about health and safety risks in the workplace, and to participate in plans to mitigate those risks in the way most suited to our hiring units. To read more about your health and safety rights in the workplace, find a detailed copy of the Occupational Health and Safety Act here.
York University is not reporting COVID-19 outbreaks to workers, including to the Joint Health and Safety Committee. By not reporting COVID-19 outbreaks, York U is denying workers their rights. Hold York to account and keep yourself and your immune-compromised colleagues safe!
Report outbreaks here. An outbreak in the context of a pandemic is the viral transmission of COVID-19 from one person to another in the workplace.