Tłı̨chǫ Mandates Vaccinations for Staff by December 31

Behchokǫ̀ (November 1, 2021) - As of December 31st, 2021, all Tłı̨chǫ Government employees, contractors, and participants in in-person training and on-the-land programs must provide proof of full vaccination. The Tłı̨chǫ Government Vaccination Mandate policy can be found in section 09 of the Tłı̨chǫ Government Administrative Policy and Procedures.

 

Employees, contractors, and program participants who are not vaccinated, must receive their first shot by November 23, 2021, and their second shot by December 31, 2021. All employees, contractors, and in-person program participants must provide proof of vaccination or proof of valid exemption no later than December 31, 2021.

 

As part of the policy, employees can take up to one day of additional paid leave to be vaccinated. Resources have been provided to help employees, contractors and program participants determine next steps.

 

“Our priority is providing a safe working environment for all Tłı̨chǫ Government employees and contractors, and all visitors to our offices,” says Acting Grand Chief Sonny Zoe. “By ensuring that anyone working in a Tłı̨chǫ Government office is fully vaccinated, our citizens can know that theTłı̨chǫ Government offices and programs are a safe place to attend and access services.”

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