Workplace critical in covid fight

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern also lobbied businesses to check if their employees were close or casual contacts of any of the latest Auckland cases.

BusinessNZ and the Council of Trade Unions are stepping up the pressure on workplaces to play their part to stop the latest community outbreak while the opposition National Party is calling for a clamp-down."Workplaces are a crucial element of NZ’s defence against covid. It’s vital that everyone, both employers and employees, work together," said Richard Wagstaff, president of the CTU.“We have a covid-19 strategy that is really quite simple — everyone must stay away from work and isolate if they have symptoms o...

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