NYC, California Require Government Workers to Be Vaccinated or Show COVID-19 Test Weekly

New York City and California will require every government worker to get tested for the CCP virus on a weekly basis or show proof of full vaccination, officials announced on Monday. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New York City will require all of its municipal workers—including teachers and police officers to get vaccines by mid-September or face weekly virus testing. The rule is expected to affect about 340,000 city employees, making the city one of the largest employers in the United States to take such action. While it isn’t officially a vaccine mandate—no workers will be forced to take a shot—officials hope the inconvenience and discomfort of weekly tests will persuade many to overcome a reluctance to get inoculated. But some of the unions representing city workers balked at the announcement, saying the city can’t impose the requirement without negotiations. “New York City is a union town, and that cannot be ignored,” …Read More

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