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Federal Judge Blocks Medical Worker Vaccination Mandate

Updated: Sep 15, 2021


A federal judge has temporarily blocked blocked the state of NY from requiring workers to be vaccinated as a requirement for employment.

Judge David Hurd in Utica issued that order on Tuesday after a group of healthcare workers filed suit, claiming their constitutional rights were violated. The lawsuit centers on the mandates lack of a religious exemption.

Hurd gave NY state until September 22nd to respond to the suit.

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