Employment and Labour Minister, Thulas Nxesi

Nedlac is recommending mandatory vaccines at workplaces.

The labour council is holding its 26th summit in Johannesburg.

Top of the agenda was vaccine mandates.


Labour Minister, Thulas Nxesi, says mandatory policies will depend on risk assessments.

“The health and safety direction of the Department of Employment and Labour should be strengthened so that vaccinations  can become mandatory where a risk assessment at the workplace requires this,” he said.

Several companies, including Discovery and Standard Bank have introduced mandatory vaccines for its employees.

Source: eNCA