Judith Collins says employers shouldn’t make vaccination against COVID-19 compulsory
[…] Collins appeared on The AM Show on Wednesday, and was asked if employers should have the right to not hire – or even fire – employees who refuse to be vaccinated.
“I think that’s a bit too tough actually,” she told host Ryan Bridge. “There’s no other illness, virus or anything else that people have to have an immunisation to stay in a job. We can understand if it’s frontline health workers, frontline people, border-facing workers, there’s a different situation there. Their chances of getting and spreading COVID-19 are so much greater than everyone else.”
[…] Collins said the Ministry of Health should work on “some policies and guidance for employers and employees”.
“But I think it ‘s also very important that we don’t end up with two classes of people in this country.”
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