NY State judge blocks mandatory vaccinations!

(excerpt from) The Albany Times Union
State judge blocks mandatory vaccinations

October 16, 2009 at 2:08 pm by Casey Seiler

The temporary restraining order was issued in State Supreme Court in Albany by Judge Thomas McNamara, one of the few people to emerge from the coup crisis looking like a responsible grownup. From the AP:

“New York’s second-largest public employee union won a temporary restraining order Friday blocking mandatory flu vaccinations for health care workers.

The order came as the Public Employees Federation sued to reverse a policy requiring vaccination against the seasonal and swine flu viruses, arguing that state Health Commissioner Richard Daines overstepped his authority.

The health department said the workers must be vaccinated by November 30 or face possible disciplinary action, including dismissal. PEF said it encourages members to get flu vaccinations, but opposes the emergency regulation requiring the vaccine as a condition of employment…”

Background story with good research links at wilderside: here.

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