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Bosses swaying, not paying, staff to vaccinate

Michael Andrew
Wed, 08 Sep 2021

Mainfreight managing director Don Braid says his company is saliva testing. (Photo: Supplied)
Michael Andrew
Wed, 08 Sep 2021
While Australian businesses are offering employees everything from gift vouchers to cash bonuses to boost covid-19 vaccination rates, New Zealand employers are taking a quieter strategy with amicable approaches broadly preferred ahead of contentious vaccine mandates.Last week, Australasian technology company Universal Communications Group (UFG) announced it would offer an extra days’ annual leave to its Australian and New Zealand employees who received a double dose of the covid-19 vaccine. UFG executive chairman Ralf Luna said the c...

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