Looming Vaccine Mandate Forcing Minnesota Nursing Homes To Make Tough DecisionsTough decisions for Minnesota nursing homes as a looming vaccine mandate is making a staffing shortage even worse.
Essentia Health Dismisses 49 Workers Who Decided Against COVID Vaccination: 'We Respect Their Decisions'Essentia Health says it has dismissed dozens of employees who have decided not to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
St. Paul Mayor: City Employees Must Get COVID Vaccine By End Of 2021Nearly 4,000 city workers in St. Paul must get the vaccine by the end of the year, Mayor Melvin Carter announced Thursday. There isn’t a routine testing alternative, making it one of the strictest policies in the state.
Federal Judge Won't Block COVID Vaccine Mandate For Minnesota WorkersNearly 200 Minnesota health care workers filed a lawsuit in September challenging the requirement from President Joe Biden’s administration that all workers in most health settings get vaccinated or lose their jobs. The workers argued the lack of alternatives infringes on their rights.
'I Thought For Sure I Would Be Fired': Vaccine Mandate Deadline Arrives For Twin Cities Health Care Systems Time is up for some Minnesota health care workers to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Many health systems are requiring them, and Friday is the deadline for employees at Hennepin Health care, Essentia and Allina Health.
Minnesota Health Care Workers File Lawsuit Over Vaccine MandatesNearly 200 health care workers are suing their employers and the federal government over imminent vaccine mandates that they claim violate their rights.
Nearly 200 Minnesota Health Care Workers Sue Employers Over Impeding Vaccination RequirementNearly 200 Minnesota health care workers are suing their employers to block an impeding requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or risk getting fired.
Federal Vaccine Mandate: How Could The New COVID Rules Affect You?President Biden recently announced broad new vaccine requirements with the potential to affect approximately 100 million Americans once they go into effect.
Where Do COVID Vaccine Mandates Stand?With the FDA's full approval of Pfizer's vaccine for COVID, vaccine mandates may become more prevalent in the the public and private sector.
Is It Legal For Minnesota Businesses To Require That Workers Be Vaccinated?Jill Hasday, a law professor at the University of Minnesota, believes vaccine mandates will become more prevalent in businesses following the Pfizer vaccine approval.
Hennepin County Will Require Vaccines For EmployeesMinnesota's most populous county will require vaccines for its employees.