Covid-19: No jab, no job debate gathers momentum in local government

A Stuff article.

Jobs deemed to be “public facing” at councils may soon only be filled by those who have been double vaccinated for Covid-19.

That is the reality most public offices are facing as the debate on whether to have mandatory vaccination gathers interest.

It was also fuelled by a perception the Government was moving away from its elimination strategy with a big push on its Super Saturday vaccination campaign on October 17.

Covid-19’s march south out of Auckland prompted the Waikato District Council to “gather information” on mandatory vaccination.

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