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Religious exemptions for health care workers no longer accepted for COVID-19 vaccines beginning Monday

If health care workers choose not to get at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Monday, they are risking becoming unemployed. The New York State Department of Health is requiring proof of the first dose of the vaccine or a ... MORE
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OSHA suspends mandate enforcement

On Wednesday it was announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would be suspending the vaccine mandate put into place by the Biden administration. The decision was made after the U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit paused the mandate. OSHA suspended ... MORE
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President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for companies with over 100 employees is halted in federal court

On Saturday the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an emergency stay for Occupational Safety and Health Administration requiring that workers be vaccinated by Jan. 4 or receive weekly tests and wear masks. The Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry called Biden’s ... MORE
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All U.S. companies with over 100 employees need employees vaccinated or testing out by January 4

Millions of Americans will now need to be tested weekly for COVID-19 or get have the vaccine starting Jan. 4, 2022. The mandate went into effect Thursday. OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, said companies that fail to comply with the mandate ... MORE
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Some New York firefighters call in after refusing to follow vaccine mandate

Thousands of firefighters across New York State have called in in protest of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Around 2,000 firefighters used sick time, but the FDNY commissioner Daniel Nigro called their use “bogus” due to the vaccine mandate going into effect Monday, ... MORE
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Multiple states sue President Joe Biden’s administration over national COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Three lawsuits were filed Friday on behalf of 18 states to stop President Joe Biden’s mandate that would force federal contractors to get the vaccine. The lawsuit argues that it’s a violation of federal law. States for one lawsuit include Alaska, Arkansas, ... MORE
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President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate is expected to cause major issues in the workforce

People against the vaccine mandate are threatening to walk off the job now that Biden has declared businesses with over 100 employees will need to vaccinate their workers. Workers that worked all through the pandemic are threatening to quit after feeling their ... MORE
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Dentists in private practice are not mandated to get the vaccine yet

The vaccine mandate covers most healthcare workers, but one sector of the health field missing from that mandate are dental staff in private practices. While the State Dental Association strongly suggests vaccination to its dentists and staff, it is not mandated at ... MORE
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How many health care workers in New York lost their jobs for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Governor Kathy Hochul has officially released the numbers for healthcare workers that lost their jobs after refusing to get the vaccine by the deadline of the mandate Sept. 27. In all, around 34,000 workers lost their jobs or were suspended. 20,500 of ... MORE
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Archbishop for Catholic Church gives blessing to service members to deny COVID-19 vaccine on grounds of “cooperation with evil”

Men and women in the military have sought legal advice regarding a religious exemption when it comes to being required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and it appears that their prayers have been answered. Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio stated in a press ... MORE
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United Airlines employees suing over religious and medical exemptions has restraining order extended until Oct. 26

United Airlines recently placed workers on unpaid leave that were seeking religious and medical exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine, but a federal judge blocked the ban. Employees are suing the airline over the mandate, and their lawyers said the airline originally said ... MORE
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Hospital leaders say COVID-19 vaccine religious exemption prevented worse healthcare worker shortage

Unvaccinated healthcare workers who took advantage of a religious exemption can keep working. Hospital leaders say that exemption has been vital to keeping staffing levels afloat since the mandate took effect – resulting in dozens, if not hundreds of resignations. The deadline ... MORE
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Healthcare workers win lawsuit; federal judge rules in favor of religious exemptions for COVID vaccine

The temporary restraining order that made religious exemptions allowable when it came to the COVID-19 vaccine for healthcare workers has been made permanent today. On Tuesday, Hon. David Hurd, a federal judge in Utica, ruled in favor of religious exemptions. The state ... MORE
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Similarly to mask mandates, Texas Governor Greg Abbott is now banning any and all vaccine mandates

The Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, has issued an executive order that stops any vaccine mandates from being made. The Biden administration is working to require any employer to mandate vaccines if they have over 100 employees, by federal law. Abbott is vaccinated ... MORE
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People want to know, if an employer requires the vaccine can they refuse to get it?

Employers are allowed to require the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may also fire an employee over it if they don’t have a good enough reason not to get it. Deeply held religious beliefs and underlying health conditions that would prevent them from ... MORE