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. […]

Texas Judge Upholds Methodist Hospital’s Employee Vaccination Mandate

Texas Judge Upholds Methodist Hospital’s Employee Vaccination Mandate

As the country realizes power over the coronavirus through confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine, employers have a difficult decision to make about mandatory vaccinations. Employers at medical facilities, hospitals, and nursing homes are requiring their staff members to be vaccinated. Given the sharp division in the United States regarding the vaccination’s efficacy, it is not […]

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