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NYC contractors call new vaccine mandate ‘heavy-handed’

December 9, 2021

Contractors and unions expressed skepticism about the enforcement of New York City’s vaccine mandate on all private-sector workers.

The announcement on Dec. 6 applies to employees working in person in New York City, and will go into effect Dec. 27, just days before outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio makes way for Mayor-elect Eric Adams in January.

But the requirement of all private-sector workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 drew immediate pushback, according to the Wall Street Journal, and will likely face legal challenges before moving forward.

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