Construction sector calls for compulsory vaccination as Covid-19 cases rise on some sites

A Stuff article.

The construction sector has reiterated calls for the Government to make Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for its workers as Site Safe reports rising Covid-19 cases on some sites.

On Tuesday the Government said vaccinations would be mandatory for staff at businesses where vaccine certificates were required for customers, including hospitality, hairdressers and gyms.

A new law will introduce a clearer and simplified risk assessment process for employers to follow when deciding whether they can require vaccination for different types of work.

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