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Why unions support vaccination — but not employer mandates

  • Written by Joo-Cheong Tham, Professor, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne

The American union movement has split over President Joe Biden’s proposal for companies with more than 100 employees to vaccinate their workforces against COVID-19.

With increasing numbers of employers mandating COVID-19 vaccination, will something similar play out in Australia?

Despite a push for mandatory workforce vaccination by some union...

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