How to manage: Can I ask if my employee has had the vaccine?

This and other thorny questions are answered here, in preparation for vaccines to be rolled out in the coming months

14th February, 2021
How to manage: Can I ask if my employee has had the vaccine?
There is high legal risk in mandating that employees be vaccinated. Photo: Getty

With the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines, it’s important for employers to consider their role in the process and the potential impact for their workforce. Here are the answers to some of the questions which might arise in the coming months.

Can an employer require employees to be vaccinated?

The short answer is no. There is high legal risk in mandating that employees be vaccinated. We all have a right to privacy,...

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