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The vaccination of health workers against Covid-19 has proceeded without encountering any significant resistance from their ranks. The second phase of vaccination, which involves the vaccination of essential workers, people in congregate settings and those with underlying comorbidities, will follow in about May.  

While Covid-19 is destroying lives and livelihoods, a legal debate is raging about whether an employer could make vaccination compulsory. In navigating their approach to the vaccine, employers will need to adopt a risk-based methodology and balance health and safety obligations with the constitutional rights of their employees...

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