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Legal provision for mandatory vaccination in the workplace

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Tackling the topic of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations can be as treacherous as discussing South African politics or religion.

Fortunately, there are legal guidelines and policy directives to assist employers in finding reasonable solutions to ensure workplace safety.

The minister of employment and labour, Thulas Nxesi, recently published a new consolidated directive on occupational health and safety measures relating to vaccination in the workplace.

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