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Health and disability sectors in New Zealand must engage with unvaccinated workers now

On 11 October 2021 the New Zealand Government announced its intention to extend the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 (vaccination order) to require high risk workers in the health and disability sectors to receive their first vaccination dose by 30 October 2021 and to be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.

Employers in these sectors need to act now to prepare for the impending mandatory vaccination regime.

In this paper, W+K employment specialists Rebecca Scott, Murray Grant and Melissa Castelino detail some of the steps health and disability sector employers should take to mitigate their risks.

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