South Jersey Has Spoken! If The Boss Demands The Vaccine, Jersey’s Quitting
We can't avoid the question any longer.
It seems like there's new information regarding coronavirus numbers and vaccine updates/mandates coming down the pike every single day now, doesn't it? Whether we like it or not, it's looking like the coronavirus is here to stay. We're not ridding the world of COVID-19 anytime soon.
Regardless if you've chosen to receive the vaccine or not, you've, no doubt, have picked the side of the fence you stand on regarding whether or not you believe the shot should be mandated in any way, shape, or form. In places like New York City and Philadelphia, people must provide proof of vaccination to enter certain entertainment venues and restaurants.
The latest COVID-19 vaccination mandates to hit New Jersey affect healthcare workers, teachers, and government employees. Most people in those professions are being faced with a decision: either get the vaccine or lose their jobs. Whether you believe it's coercion or in the interest of public health, we had to ask the question.
We asked on our Facebook page if you'd be afraid to lose your job if your place of employment made getting the vax a condition of your current employment status.
You sounded off, South Jersey, to the tune of a resounding "no". No, as in, you wouldn't be afraid to get let go for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. Most said, even if you've already gotten the juice, that you don't believe anybody should be forced to take it if they don't want to.
Who knows whether or not the vaccine will eventually be mandated in most industries as a condition of employment, however, the flu shot isn't, so it's not likely. Is COVID-19 an entirely different animal? Only time will tell.