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Is COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for employees?

Is COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for employees?

A recent Supreme Court decision regarding compulsory vaccination has sparked debate about employers’ rights to request that their employees be vaccinated. The Supreme Court declared that COVID-19 vaccination in Brazil is mandatory. However, the authorities cannot directly force adults to be vaccinated against their will.

If COVID-19 becomes part of the National Immunization Program – PNI, it will guarantee that it is a mandatory vaccination in the country and the companies will have legal basis to support their policies and request such vaccination from their employees.

Read a recent article on the matter written by our partner Maury Lobo and our associate Maíra Magalhães: