Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk
Policy Exclusive

More border workers likely to get mandatory vaccination

Oliver Lewis
Thu, 08 Jul 2021

An existing order requires workers in risk areas, including port workers not legally required to be vaccinated, to be regularly tested. (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
Thu, 08 Jul 2021
The government is about to extend a mandatory vaccination requirement for workers in more border-facing roles, sources have confirmed to BusinessDesk.Earlier this year, officials issued a public health order requiring people who worked in managed isolation and quarantine facilities (MIQ) as well as some port and airport roles to be vaccinated against covid-19. MIQ workers had to be vaccinated by midnight April 30.Another order requires workers in risk areas, including port workers not legally required to be vaccinated, to be regularly tested. B...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Boats
Dalton blinks: Auckland back in the America’s Cup hunt
Pattrick Smellie | Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Plans to announce an offshore host city for the 37th America's Cup are on hold as two of the three rumoured bidders baulk.

Coronavirus
Bar owner borrowed $30k to cover wage subsidy delays
Michael Andrew | Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Shaneel Sudhakar faced a 22-day delay in payment of the wage subsidy.

Opinion
Bridgecorp’s death knell a timely warning
Paul McBeth | Fri, 17 Sep 2021

A new generation of investors would do well to wander through the corporate graveyard of yesteryear.

Sponsored
Demand driven change an easier route to carbon reduction

Taking a demand-driven approach to carbon reduction will naturally bring us into line with government targets.

Sponsored
Kiwi security technology leading the world

Businesses must take advantage of our home-grown, world-leading, internationally-valued cyber defence systems to manage risk.