Get vaccinated or don’t come back: Can employers compel employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19? Niki Southern writes for HR Magazine

4 December 2020

Niki Southern, Partner in our Employment Law team, writes for HR Magazine . Niki discusses the news of the COVID 19 vaccine, a potential light at the end of the tunnel.


Given the potential benefits in terms of limiting infection at work, employers may lean towards firm encouragement (or even requirement) that employees vaccinate. In this article, Niki considers the risks of such an approach.  

You can read the full article in HR Magazine here:  Get vaccinated or don’t come back: Can employers compel employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19?

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like any further information or advice about this, please contact Niki or any member of our employment law team.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Niki often acts in complex cases requiring her to navigate overlapping issues such as equal pay, discrimination, harassment, sickness absence, performance and misconduct.

She has particular experience of representing employers and employees in the higher education, retail, media, professional and financial sectors. 

 

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