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Mainfreight boss calls for vaccine mandates

Oliver Lewis
Wed, 20 Oct 2021

Mainfreight boss calls for vaccine mandates
Mainfreight managing director Don Braid wants the government to introduce a vaccination mandate for his industry. (Image: Mainfreight)
Oliver Lewis
Wed, 20 Oct 2021
With some people refusing to have a covid vaccination, more major companies are calling on the government to step up and force the issue with vaccination mandates.Corporate New Zealand has already pressured the government to go faster on rapid antigen testing, with an announcement last week of a workplace trial involving about 25 companies.Mainfreight managing director Don Braid said a large number of customers were asking about the vaccination status of Mainfreight’s contracted drivers.About 86% of Mainfreight employees and a similar num...

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