Fired for Refusing COVID Vaccination Could Mean No Unemployment Benefits

Fired for Refusing COVID Vaccination Could Mean No Unemployment Benefits

Many employers have instituted vaccination mandates, including the United States Military and the Federal Government. As a result, it is possible that if fired after refusing to comply with a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, a person will have a tough time getting unemployment benefits, according to the Oregonian on Aug. 28, 2021. The acting director of […]

Chicago Mandates City Vaccinations for Workers and Volunteers

Chicago Mandates City Vaccinations for Workers and Volunteers

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a vaccination mandate that affects all city workers and volunteers. The deadline for all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is Oct. 15, 2021. The mandate announcement, made on August 25, quickly received pushback from union leaders. In a press release, Lightfoot explains why she is insisting on vaccinations. […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson Hospitalized After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Rev. Jesse Jackson Hospitalized After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Doctors are monitoring Reverend and Mrs. Jesse Jackson’s health after the couple tested positive for COVID-19. The 79-year-old reverend has Parkinson’s Disease. He and his wife, Jacqueline, 77, are hospitalized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, according to NBC News, on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. Even though the couple is fully vaccinated, they were hospitalized […]