Matshidiso Khalimatshi was one of many South African youth unable to find work in their chosen field after graduation. After weeks of sending one email application after another without response, she realised that she would have to change job-hunting tactics.
The National Professional Teachers' Association of South Africa (NAPTOSA) feels that the government should have included teachers in the first group that will receive the COVID-19 vaccine since schools are reopening and teachers will be the ones on the frontline of the pandemic along with healthcare workers.
Covid-19 has added a new element to the workspace, as employers and employees now have more responsibilities. With the vaccine set to be rolled out as early as this month, questions remain about whether employers can force employees to take the vaccine.