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NYC Vaccine Mandate for Teachers Is Cleared by State Judge (3)

Sept. 23, 2021, 12:04 AM

New York City’s requirement that teachers be vaccinated against the coronavirus was cleared by a state judge following a legal challenge by labor unions.

New York State Supreme Court Justice Laurence Love removed a temporary restraining order he had imposed on the vaccine mandate while the case plays out. Love dismissed the unions’ argument that the mandate violates the due process rights of teachers and other staff, saying both state and federal courts have “consistently held” that vaccine requirements don’t impede such rights and are within the government’s power.

The judge said the unions were “similarly unlikely to be able ...

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