Minister says employers cannot force staff to be jabbed

Update 26 August: Watch the interview here – employers cannot compel staff to be vaccinated says Michael Wood, Minister for Workplaces Relations and Safety.

The Education and Workforce Committee will conduct a hearing with Michael Wood, the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, about the Government’s response to Covid-19 at 9am, Thursday 26 August.

The committee has opened a briefing into the Government’s response to the outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta variant in August 2021. Committee members will have the opportunity to question the Minister and hear his views on the effects of the changes in alert levels on workers in New Zealand.