New York Delays State Worker Vax Mandate
The Associated Press reports New York State has delayed its requirement that state employees get vaccinated against the coronavirus or undergo weekly tests by more than a month to October 12, the same day telecommuting workers are now scheduled to return to their offices.
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State workers had been scheduled to return to offices this past Tuesday, September 7, and the vaccinate-or-test mandate was to go into effect for about 130,000 workers this week. But Governor Kathy Hochul’s office of employee relations quietly outlined the changes in a memo sent last Friday, September 3.
The memo also broadens mask mandates for vaccinated workers.
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