OREANDA-NEWS. In Rostrud, they talked about the legal grounds for the removal of an unvaccinated employee from work.

The agency's website notes that in accordance with paragraph 8 of part 1 of article 76 of the Labor Code, such a decision is possible not only in accordance with the code itself, but also based on the provisions of federal laws and other regulatory legal acts.

One of the reasons may be a violation of the Federal Law No. 157-FZ "On Immunoprophylaxis of Infectious Diseases". It states that in the absence of preventive vaccinations, a person may be denied employment or suspended from work associated with a high risk of contracting infectious diseases.

The department noted that vaccinations become mandatory when there is a threat of the emergence and spread of dangerous infectious diseases. The relevant decision is made by the chief state sanitary doctors and their deputies in the regions. It can apply to both individual groups of citizens and the entire population.

Rostrud also drew attention to the fact that vaccination against coronavirus was included in the calendar of preventive vaccinations.

As of June 2021, vaccination regulations have been adopted in more than ten regions of the country. For the categories of employees specified in them, vaccination becomes mandatory.

At the same time, it is forbidden to vaccinate citizens who have contraindications to vaccination, established by the methodological recommendations for the drugs Gam-COVID-Vac, EpiVacCorona and KoviVak, is added in the message.