Vaccination Requirements in the Global Workplace: What You Need to Know
November 10, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges in the practice of immigration law. As attorneys and clients begin the return to physical offices, we are forced to consider vaccination requirements in the global workplace. Countries around the world are implementing varying rules regarding who needs to be vaccinated in order to travel, work, or attend school. Immigration lawyers must constantly adapt to all these changes so that advice given is relevant and current. Join our panel of experts from around the world for this intriguing, relevant, and practical discussion weighing individual rights against business necessity. They will address the latest developments on vaccination requirements in their jurisdictions as it applies to visa applications.
- General Rules for Entry in Specific Jurisdictions
- Are There Different COVID-Related Requirements Depending on the Work/Immigration Status?
- Are There Different Rules Depending on the Country (Traffic Light Scenario)?
- Regulations Regarding Returning to the Office or School in a Specific Jurisdiction: Can They? And If So, Are There Vaccination Requirements?
- What Practitioners Are Seeing from a Client Perspective: Are Clients Asking Employees to Return to the Office (If They Are Able)?
- Practitioners Returning to the Office: More or Less Effective?
David L. Garson (DL), Toronto, ON
David has been practicing immigration law for 28 years and is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Immigration Law. He advises clients in a number of sectors and industries regarding Immigration related issues. He is a past chair of the Canada chapter of AILA.
Liam Schwartz, AILA DOS Liaison Committee, Tel Aviv, Israel
Liam Schwartz heads the Corporate Immigration Practice at Goldfarb Seligman Law Offices in Tel Aviv, Israel. He practices both U.S. and Israeli corporate immigration law. Liam is a member of the AILA DOS Liaison Committee. Based in Israel, Liam is admitted to the bars of New York, New Jersey, and Israel.
Bianca L. Nicholls, Cape Town, South Africa
Bianca Nicholls holds an LLB, which she obtained from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. Thereafter, she did her articles of clerkship at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. and was admitted as a non-practicing attorney of the Western Cape High Court. She currently occupies the position of Head of Production at IBN Immigration Solutions in Cape Town and has over 5 years of experience in immigration across the African continent.
Ben Sheldrick, London, UK
Ben Sheldrick is managing partner and head of business immigration at Magrath Sheldrick LLP, one of the UK’s leading immigration practices. He is recognized as a top-tier UK immigration expert by the legal community and is noted by the major legal directories for his expertise in immigration law. He is also managing director of Magrath Sheldrick (Global) Pte. Limited in Singapore.
Teri A. Simmons, Atlanta, GA
Teri A. Simmons is a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory in Atlanta, where she has practiced for over 30 years. She directs the International practice which is nationally recognized for its holistic representation of corporations in complex business immigration matters, including multilingual support of corporate immigration and employment matters. (German/Spanish/Dutch/French/Hindi)
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The Vaccination Requirements in the Global Workplace: What You Need to Know web seminar takes place Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the times noted below:
- 11:00 am–12:30 pm eastern time
- 10:00 am–11:30 am central time
- 9:00 am–10:30 am mountain time
- 8:00 am–9:30 am pacific time
Tuition AssistanceFull and partial tuition assistance will be offered to participants based on need and availability for all audio and web seminars. Please complete the tuition assistance application for consideration.
Due to the late-breaking nature of the program and jurisdictional requirements, CLE credit is not available for this seminar.
No refunds will be given after the seminar has started.