Dozens Of Massachusetts State Police Have Resigned Over A Vaccine Mandate, Union Says

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The Massachusetts State Police headquarters in Framingham, Mass. The State Police Association of Massachusetts said «dozens» of troopers have submitted resignation papers as a result of the state’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

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  • Chervin said the troopers should have «reasonable alternatives» to being required to get vaccinated, such as wearing masks and being tested regularly.


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    Last week, a state judge denied a request from the state’s police union to block the governor’s vaccine mandate for troopers, according to WBZ-TV. The police union’s attorneys told the local broadcaster that up to 20% of state police employees remain unvaccinated.

    With the judge’s ruling, unvaccinated troopers were only given just a few days to get their first vaccine dose or they could face disciplinary action, WBZ reports.

    • Resignation
    • COVID-19 vaccine
    • COVID-19
    • Massachusetts
    • Police

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