Covid-19: Governments advise, employers decide – can they require employees to be vaccinated?

Sean Nesbitt weighs up the case for mandatory vaccination as a condition of returning to the workplace Any decision to require vaccination (apart from when exceptions apply) should be part of a wider risk assessment that includes the other measures the employer is putting in place to protect employees. The pandemic continues to have a …
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Cases Referenced

  • Boys and Girls Welfare Society v McDonald [1995] UKEAT/1163/94/1810
  • Dobson v North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust [2021] UKEAT/0220/19/LA
  • Kubilius v Kent Foods Ltd [2021] ET/3201960/2020
  • Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd v Hitt [2002] EWCA Civ 1588
  • Vavricka & ors v Czech Republic [2021] ECHR 116