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How to handle vaccine mandates in retail: HR experts weigh in

According to a new four-tier system laid down by the Fair Work Ombudsman last week, retail and FMCG businesses are less likely to be able to introduce Covid-19 vaccine mandates for workers.  While the federal government has maintained its position that vaccination will generally be voluntary for Australians, hotel quarantine, healthcare and aged care employers are “more likely” to be allowed to mandate vaccines.  While those working in public-facing work environments, such as store