NZ's biggest retirement village operator wants all staff to be vaccinated

A NZ Herald article.

New Zealand’s biggest retirement operator wants all staff working at its retirement villages and aged-care facilities to be vaccinated.

But Ryman’s proposed new policy requiring all its roles to be filled by vaccinated staff was released this week and has come as a shock to some workers this week who feel like they are being pressured into it.

Ryman Healthcare chief executive Gordon MacLeod confirmed the company was in the process of seeking staff feedback on the proposed Covid-19 vaccination new policy aimed at ensuring its 38 villages were “safe havens” for residents from life-threatening viruses such as Covid.

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