New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ha announced a new COVID-19 vaccination mandate for all city workers. The new rule gives city employees a $500 bonus in their next paycheck if they show proof of receiving their first shot before October 29. After that, all city employees will need to show proof of vaccination or will be placed on unpaid leave.
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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor denied an emergency request from four teachers and teaching assistants to lift New York City's vaccine mandate for public school teachers and employees, allowing the requirement to remain in place. In late July, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the City would require all public school teachers and employees to receive at least one dose or risk unpaid leave.
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The Broadway League, a group representing the Broadway theater district, announced that theatergoers must be fully vaccinated and wear a mask to attend a performance. The new policy, announced days before the first Broadway play in more than 16 months is set to begin, will apply to all 41 Broadway theaters.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announced that, beginning September 13 (the first day of public school), every city worker will be required to provide proof of vaccination or a weekly Covid test. The new requirement will apply to all 340,000 city workers, including teachers and police officers.
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