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If you’re going to mandate COVID vaccination at your workplace, here’s how to do it ethically

As Australia rolls out the COVID-19 vaccine, some employers are thinking about whether they can require their workers to be vaccinated as a condition of employment. Organisations that work with vulnerable groups or have direct contact with the public might have a greater sense of urgency to vaccinate their staff.

Pro Bono Australia has examined the pressing ethical matters surrounding mandating COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace. The federal government says in the absense of specific health orders it’s up to business to decide. This article examines previous vaccine mandates in Australia, promoting choice, making it fair for employees, and summarises potential approaches. Read in full.