NBC Los Angeles: Thousands of LA City Workers Request Exemptions or Fail to Respond to Demand for Vaccine Proof


Los Angeles has recently extended its first deadline from Sept. 7 to Sept. 13, and still thousands of city workers have not provided vaccination proof or filed exemption requests on religious or medical grounds. Out of 57,476 city workers the data shows 5,183 have requested religious exemptions, and 2,651, or 51% were filed by LAPD employees. The City is currently negotiating with labor unions to work out disciplinary procedures for employees who either fail to report or refuse to be vaccinated, a senior City official said. Logistical complications are continuously arising due to a lack of communication, particularly discrepancies with regards to the type of instructions given out to each of the general managers across the city. Read the full article here

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