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Can we dismiss a worker who cannot work due to refusal to be vaccinated?

Q: Our business is subject to a public health direction that mandates COVID-19 vaccination for our workers unless they have an exemption. Several workers are refusing to be vaccinated. Their refusals aren’t based on medical or religious grounds – they are simply ‘anti-vaxxers’. What are our options in relation to their employment? Can we dismiss them on the basis that they are not able to work?

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