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Pick 'n Pay orders staff to vaccinate, or face disciplinary action

Pick n Pay has mandated Covid-19 vaccination for its office body of workers - and is supplying a paid time without work for staff in its stores to get vaccinated

The Food and Allied Workers Union encourages its members to get vaccinated – but is in opposition to making it mandatory

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A Pick n Pay store in Wellington has knowledgeable its group of workers they've till Friday to provide proof of vaccination – or face disciplinary movement.


Those exempt on clinical grounds have to offer proof.


The save in Wellington is an independently owned franchise and might, as such, decide its very own vaccination policy.


Lester Kiewit asked Pick n Pay Chief Strategy and Restructuring Officer Pick n Pay’s David North what the store’s role is on mandatory vaccination.


Kiewit also requested Food and Allied Workers Unions Provincial Secretary Vuka Chonco wherein the union stands on this trouble (scroll up to concentrate).


We’re very a lot in favour of vaccination for our group of workers… We’ve made the procedure of having vaccinated as a Pick n Pay employee easy and convenient. We’ve given body of workers a paid time without work to get vaccinated and had to take at the task of supporting to dispel the myths round vaccination…


David North, Chief Strategy and Restructuring Officer - Pick n Pay

We’ve discussed vaccine mandates… From 1 January, get entry to to our offices may be confined to colleagues who are fully vaccinated… The considerable majority of our office body of workers are now vaccinated…


David North, Chief Strategy and Restructuring Officer - Pick n Pay

We are not for obligatory vaccination… but we assist vaccination and inspire people to vaccinate…


Vuka Chonco, Provincial Secretary - Food and Allied Workers Union

We have no longer been consulted… Some employees will refuse… If you have interaction with them, you need to establish their reasons… We are determined to fight for workers who have opted no longer to be vaccinated…


Vuka Chonco, Provincial Secretary - Food and Allied Workers Union

Pick 'n Pay in Wellington orders staff to vaccinate, or face disciplinary action (msn.com)

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Food and Allied Workers Union Lester Kiewit Pick n Pick n Pay Wellington

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