Can US Workers Be Dismissed for Refusing to Be Vaxxed?

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Can US Workers Can Be Dismissed for Refusing to Be Vaxxed?

by Stephen Lendman

According to Law Professor Dorit Reiss:

"Requiring a vaccine is a health and safety work rule, and employers can" fire noncompliant staff.

Attorney David Betras explained that "workplace vaccination requirements aren't new, and they passed constitutional muster long ago," adding:

"State and federal courts have repeatedly ruled providers can compel workers to be immunized against the flu and numerous other diseases."

Not easily gotten exceptions exist under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act for religious reasons.

Individuals whose health would be adversely impacted from vaxxing can be exempted under provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

At the same time, workers seeking exemption bear the burden of proof not easily gotten at times.

If denied by an employer and sue, it'll be costly with no assu
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