COVID Vaccine Mandate For New York City Workers Ends, Unions Pushing For Back Pay

New York City employees are no longer required to be vaccinated against COVID. 

The city’s mandate for public workers ended Friday, after nearly 2,000 municipal workers were let go during the pandemic because they refused to be vaccinated.

Monday, Mayor Eric Adams said the shot would become optional since 96% of the city workforce is vaccinated.

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