Vaccination-related headlines are dominating our news and vaccination in the workplace seems to be ones of the most complex issues to navigate.
Given the public health implications and risks presented by the Delta strain of COVID-19, it is understandable that more and more employers are looking at introducing vaccination policies, but what can employers actually do? Because the situation is changing rapidly, employers will need to stay up to date with where there are cases of COVID-19 in the community, as well as the Government’s current policies and guidelines.
Below we address five questions we know many employers are grappling with. There are no easy answers to some of these questions - each employer will need to consider its own circumstances. This will include considering the nature of the business, the type of work being carried out, and the current risk that COVID-19 is presenting to your business and the wider community.