NYC Police Union Fails to Get Judge to Block Vaccine Mandate

Oct. 27, 2021, 11:15 PM

New York City’s largest police union failed to persuade a state court judge to block Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vaccine mandate from taking effect next week.

State Supreme Court Judge Lizette Colon on Wednesday denied a request by the 40,000-member Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York for a temporary restraining order, citing a 2019 state appellate ruling that upheld a vaccine mandate for measles.

The New York mandate requires all municipal workers, including cops and firefighters, to have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1. The police union sued to block ...

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