Eric Stafford, lobbyist for the Kansas Chamber, wants legislators to understand that businesses don’t want mandates “from either side.”
Daran Duffy wore the Star of David while complaining about COVID-19 vaccine mandates, inviting the wrath of one Democrat, who was cut off and told to be respectful.
Republican leaders announced Thursday they had gathered the signatures necessary to force a special session for the week of Thanksgiving to respond to COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
Kansas and Missouri both have large swaths of nursing home staff to get vaccinated before a federal deadline next month.
Holdouts who resist the vaccine for COVID-19, and don’t receive a religious or medical exception from their employer, should expect to be fired. There is no guarantee these people would qualify for unemployment compensation in Kansas.
Carrie Wallace, of Eudora, stood out among people expressing outrage Saturday with imposition of a federal mandate for government employees and contractors to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and the intense pressure campaign to compel inoculation of children.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt told lawmakers Friday he plans to file a lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s vaccine requirement for employees of federal contractors.
Updated article: The University of Kansas will implement a mandate for all employees to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8.
All faculty and staff of Haskell Indian Nations University must get the COVID-19 vaccine under a federal mandate issued Thursday.
The KU Health System is requiring COVID-19 vaccinations of all employees, students, contractors and volunteers, becoming the third area hospital system to do so. It’s giving workers until Dec. 1 to get vaccinated.
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