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6 LAPD employees sued the city over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, saying it creates a’hostile work environment’

LA is requiring city employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 5, with some exemptions. Six LAPD employees are suing the city, saying the mandate violates their rights. They said it created a "hostile work environment" in the police force. LoadingSomething is loading. Six Los Angeles Police Department employees are suing the city over its vaccine mandate, whi...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is threatening to fine counties and cities if they impose vaccine mandates

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing back against the Biden administration's vaccine mandate. DeSantis threatened to slap $5,000 fines on county and city governments if they require employees to be vaccinated. DeSantis said this would open up local governments to "millions and millions of dollars" in fines. LoadingSomething is loading. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis threatened on...
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Job boards for workplaces that specifically don’t require COVID-19 vaccinations are popping up as more employers have started requiring the shot

More companies are implementing vaccine mandates for employees after Pfizer's FDA approval. Now, job boards are popping up to connect anti-vax workers with employers that don't require the shot. One site listed multiple openings for nurses at rural nursing homes that said: "No Jab required." LoadingSomething is loading. Job boards for sharing open roles at companies that do ...
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Restaurants and gyms are suing New York City over its vaccine mandate for indoor activities

Restaurants and gyms are suing New York City over its vaccine mandate for indoor activities. The lawsuit hopes to overturn the mandate as being unfair to businesses. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio feels confident his mandate can withstand the legal challenge. LoadingSomething is loading. Three restaurants are suing New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio over its vaccine ...
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As a teacher, I’m not willing to let anti-science scaremongers hurt my students or my colleagues. It’s time for vaccine mandates in every school.

The COVID-19 vaccines work against the Delta virus. We're starting to see businesses and organizations require these vaccines for their employees. This should also be applied in school, where maintaining a safe environment for students is a priority. Matt Walton is an educator in West Virginia. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Acting Boston Mayor walked back her comparison of COVID-19 vaccine credentials to slavery-era freedom papers

Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey walked back her remarks likening COVID-19 vaccine credentials to slavery-era freedom papers. She came under fire after rejecting proof-of-vaccination policies. Janey said she regretted the analogy "because they took away from the important issue" of addressing the spread of COVID-19. LoadingSomething is loading. Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey apo...
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Biden administration to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday: report

The Biden administration is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday. CNN first reported that the announcement was coming on Thursday. The move would affect an estimated 2.1 million people. LoadingSomething is loading. CNN reported that the Biden administration will announce a vaccine mandate or regular testing r...