Comment: Unions not against vax mandate; they just want a say

September 16, 2021
Comment: Unions not against vax mandate; they just want a say

Terri Gerstein
Washington Post

Most unions have strongly supported vaccination efforts, often including mandates. But they also want a place at the table in relation to implementation.

“Labor unions are a microcosm of the society we live in,” Patricia Campos-Medina, executive director of Cornell University’s Worker Institute, told Yahoo News. “The same political divide we have right now exists within the rank and file of unions.” Unions represent and give voice to their members — of course they want input into how any mandate is implemented. For those immersed in labor issues, this notion is uncontroversial.

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