South Africa: Can your employer force you to be vaccinated? Here’s the current law

[This is a subscription article so you can only see a short piece of it, but it seems to answer the question. Jan]

Current legislation allows employers to consider whether an unvaccinated employee can keep their job. According to the Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measure in Certain Workplaces, which was amended in June this year by the Employment and Labour Department, employers have an obligation to undertake a risk assessment regarding whether they intend to make Covid-19 vaccination mandatory.


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