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COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order – Health and disability & Education sectors

From 26 October 2021, the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccination) Order was extended to include workers in the health and disability and education sectors.

The lack of time between the announcement, its publication and the requirement to have at least a first dose of vaccination – as well as confusion over who is affected and who can obtain an exemption – is causing significant concern for employers in the sector.

In this article, Rebecca Scott, Murray Grant and Melissa Castelino discuss some of the issues that arise from the mandate and provide guidance on how employers can minimise their exposure to employment/EPL claims.

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