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Smart Money: Will everybody have to be vaccinated? And can employers demand it?

Vaccinator Niamh Donohoe at the DCU mass vaccination centre.

Vaccinator Niamh Donohoe at the DCU mass vaccination centre.

A London plumbing company recently advertised for new staff on a “no jab, no job” policy. But can your employer insist you are vaccinated, or oblige you to get tested as you enter the workplace?

Employers in the UK – like the plumber – have drawn back a bit from initial bullish positions and legal and employment exports here say that a complicated new situation is now emerging in workplaces in relation to vaccination and testing.

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