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03 June / 2021

HRC Statement on Proposed COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Work Permit Holders

Category: Press Release

The Human Rights Commission continues to follow the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic and its implications for Cayman Islands residents.  Most recently the Commission noted the Cayman Islands Government’s newly proposed regulations requiring COVID-19 vaccinations in specified groups.

For persons currently on a work permit or applying for a work permit, the grant or renewal of a work permit can be provided with conditions, such as the requirement to be vaccinated (in this case, against COVID-19).  A more extensive legal commentary of this was presented in a Cayman Compass article titled “Can employers insist staff get the COVID-19 vaccination?” (30 April 2021).... 

For the complete statement click the PDF document below.