Kaiser Sued by Employees over Mandatory Vaccination Requirement

Oct. 8, 2021, 2:30 AM

A group of employees at Kaiser Permamente sued the health care network over a requirement that they be vaccinated against Covid-19.

The workers claim the mandate infringes on their constitutionally protected rights of self-determination, personal autonomy and bodily integrity.

They asked a judge to issue an injunction to stop Kaiser from enforcing the requirement and to declare it unconstitutional because it violates their rights to privacy.

Oakland, California-based Kaiser requires that more than 200,000 employees nationwide must be vaccinated, according to the complaint, filed in Oakland federal court Thursday.

Kaiser didn’t immediately respond to an emailed request for comment sent ...

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