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  • Sharing Covid vaccination info with employer

    Can an employer can ask your vaccination status, more to the point, who is your "employer"? Your manager or only HR? Surely vaccination records are the same as any other medical records and therefore private?

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    I'm currently living in the U.S. but yes. We recently asked all our employees to fill out a simple secure poll (via 3rd party) that indicated whether or not they were vaccinated. No response gave you a non-vaccinated status.
    This information was then shared with HR, your respective business unit, project and department leadership to support compliance of company protocols.
    A week later new HR protocols came out that said unvaccinated people had to be tested weekly to work (in office or on site) and now that we have your names we will be checking you for compliance.
    :stupid:

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    • #3
      I work at a hospital (wish I didn't) and they don't know if you have the jab or not, they only know when you have asked your supervisor to go home early to get the jab and the supervisor has passed on the info.
      Will be compulsory for employment soon anyway (in certain sectors).
      "Some people are like clouds. When they disappear it's a beautiful day"

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      • #4
        Hey Datsikk,

        Your employer is allowed to ask about your vaccination status, but there are rules about how the question is asked and how your response is managed as this is private medical information.

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        https://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/covid-19/covid-19-vaccinations-and-my-privacy-rights-as-an-employee/
        I had to draft a letter for my staff to ask this question, which included a key statement that disclosing the information was voluntary.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Wedge View Post
          This information was then shared with HR, your respective business unit, project and department leadership to support compliance of company protocols.
          A week later new HR protocols came out that said unvaccinated people had to be tested weekly to work (in office or on site) and now that we have your names we will be checking you for compliance.
          Sounds like the "anonymous" surveys where I work.
          Before we begin, please tell us : your gender, your department, how long you have worked for us, your age bracket. Now, lets begin the "anonymous" survey......

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Halo_2 View Post
            I work at a hospital (wish I didn't) and they don't know if you have the jab or not, they only know when you have asked your supervisor to go home early to get the jab and the supervisor has passed on the info.
            Will be compulsory for employment soon anyway (in certain sectors).
            I don't understand why it should be compulsory. It doesn't stop you getting Covid or transmitting it. Why isn't the media asking this?

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            • #7
              The media is a controlling mind washing tool only....

              This document from uk government table 5 pg23 that even double dosed there is a chance of death, hospitalisation etc.

              https://assets.publishing.service.go...gotfPKKW9L1LlM
              "Some people are like clouds. When they disappear it's a beautiful day"

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Halo_2 View Post
                The media is a controlling mind washing tool only....

                This document from uk government table 5 pg23 that even double dosed there is a chance of death, hospitalisation etc.
                Let me get this right. (Pages 22 and 23) for the DOUBLE dose vaccinated there were 73K cases going to hospital of which 679 died. For the UNvaccinated there

                were 183K going to hospital of which ONLY 390 died.

                So the chance of dying is FOUR TIMES HIGHER FOR THOSE VACCINATED?

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                • #9
                  Makes you wonder what’s inside the vaccine…
                  "Some people are like clouds. When they disappear it's a beautiful day"

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                  • #10
                    Dividing one number by another and coming up with an incorrect narrative to reinforce your confirmation bias is not what these tables are supposed to be used for.

                    If you don't understand the underlying effects in the data, specifically the skew that age puts on the death rate, don't try to science.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Roy View Post
                      incorrect narrative to reinforce your confirmation bias is not what these tables are supposed to be used for..
                      You forgot to use "diversity and inclusion"

                      Originally posted by Roy View Post
                      If you don't understand the underlying effects in the data.
                      I have asked if I understand it correctly. Thank you for your arrogant reply.



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                      • #12
                        The real question is, "When you catch Covid, do you want a better chance of surviving with no long term side effects and would you like to have a ventilator someone else could use who has had a bike accident?"
                        They hung a sign up in our town "If you live it up, you won't live it down"-Tom Waits

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Halo_2 View Post
                          Will be compulsory for employment soon anyway (in certain sectors).
                          Yep, has been for me since ~ November, needed to supply evidence of jabs, plus all staff needed at least 1 jab and anyone who hadn't got 2 by Jan 1 was not allowed in, that includes staff, official & social visitors 😉
                          Not an issue for me as the biggest issue I had was getting an appointment to get a jab anyway back in August, a lot of the crims got it before us 🙄
                          Now us staff have to be triple jabbed by February 🤔 Lost a few staff who are rabid anti vaxxers but good riddance anyway, it's bad enough normally when people come in sick with the flu etc and spread it round let alone something that is way worse and kills easier 😡
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Para045 View Post

                            it's bad enough normally when people come in sick with the flu etc and spread it round let alone something that is way worse and kills easier 😡
                            Some medical journal is saying peeps who are vaccinated are just as likely to spread the virus as they carry pretty much the same viral load as un-vaxed peeps.

                            Also, do you distinguish between anti vaxers and peeps who don't want to inject a trial drug into their bodies?

                            Give you an example. Silicon breasts by some brands have leaked, OVER TIME. The manufacturers would have done their due diligence and yet the product failed.

                            Was bad for the women whose breasts leaked, for others it meant they had to be removed. Can these trial vaccines be removed? No.

                            So if in 5 years time half the vaxed peeps end up with cancer, then what?

                            The virus has not killed a huge number of infected. In the US I dare say its mainly old and unfit peeps. In other countries mainly the old.

                            If someone is young and healthy, why would they risk taking this thing?

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