Inhofe, Senate Republicans Introduce Bill To Protect Unvaccinated Workers From Firings

Wednesday, October 27th 2021, 11:37 am

By: News On 6


Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe and six other Senate Republicans have filed a bill that would stop workers from being fired for violating President Joe Biden's proposed vaccine requirements.

The Biden Administration is working on rules that would require employers with at least 100 employees to mandate the vaccine or test weekly.

Previous Story: President Biden Announces Sweeping Vaccine Requirements

"Essential workers have honorably served in hospitals, public safety, schools, and more throughout the pandemic, but now their livelihoods are threatened because of their vaccination status," said Senator Inhofe.

The White House is also requiring the vaccine for federal contractors. A bill from Oklahoma Senator James Lankford to reverse that rule was blocked by Senate Democrats last week.

Related Story: Vaccination Requirement For Foreign Travelers To US Begins November 8


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