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Covid-19 Vaccine – Draft Guideline for Employment

The first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine is due to reach New Zealand by April and will be available to border staff and essential health workers in the first instance.

Current indications are that at least 70 per cent of the population will need to be vaccinated in order to achieve herd immunity.

We provide short guidance on the vaccine and employment related issues below. We recommend employers take a cautionary approach and seek legal advice when considering vaccination issues in the workplace.