# Vaccine mandate
Former Oakland Employees File Lawsuit Over COVID Vaccine Mandate and Religious Beliefs
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a widespread adoption of vaccine mandates to curb the spread of the virus. However, such mandates have not been without controversy, particularly when it comes to religious beliefs.
Gov. Lee Claims Victory in Fight Over Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
Lee had joined other governors in pushback against mandating vaccines for members of military. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee cheered action by the United States Congress that eliminates a federal requirement that members of the military must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Lee and leaders in other states said the mandate was hurting recruitment.
NYC Daily Roundup 03/24: Mayor Adams announces changes to COVID-19 vaccine mandate, Knicks win in Charlotte & more news
(Mark Brown/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Happy Thursday, fellow New Yorkers! Today is March 24, and this is another edition of the New York City Daily Roundup — an all-in-one article with the latest news from across the five boroughs.
Chicago Mayor Warns Unvaccinated Police and City Workers Will Be Put on No-Pay Status Unless Vaccinated by Sunday
Last week an arbitrator refused to reconsider the Chicago Police Union's claims that mayor's mandate violates bargaining agreement. Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot warned city workers including police officers and firefighters that they will be put on no-pay status as of today if they fail to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This came following a major win for the city when the court decided in favor of the mandate last week.
Denver ends vax mandate for teachers, city and high-risk workers
The public health order will be lifted Friday, March 4 at 11:59 p.m.(Daniel Schludi/Unsplash) (DENVER, Colo.) The city of Denver will cease to require vaccines on March 4 at 11:59 p.m. for all city and county employees, contractors and private-sector workers in high-risk settings.
CoCo businesses drop vax check while some restaurants keep mask requirements
(Annice Lyn / Getty Images) (CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif.) Several restaurants throughout Contra Costa County will maintain mask mandates despite a statewide lift of indoor mask mandates for vaccinated people.
Queen City Roundup 2/2: Panthers leadership switch-ups, Winston-Salem fire rages, school vax mandate proposed
(Courtesy of Carolina Panthers) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Good morning, Charlotteans. It is Tuesday, Feb. 2, meaning it's also Groundhog Day! Regardless of whether Phil sees his shadow up in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the weather 500 miles to the south won't look like winter. Readers can expect a high of 58 in the afternoon, later tapering off into the upper 40s with a partly cloudy sky above. Though it's early, WCNC hinted at a low chance of snow this weekend.
The Philly Four: Cops get vaccine mandate after arbitration
Welcome to The Philly Four, a daily recap of four of the top stories from the Philadelphia area, covering everything from local government to the Phillies bullpen. A one-stop shop for the most important news bites in the City of Brotherly Love.
There won’t be a vaccine mandate in Somerville, at least for now, health board says
Somerville City Hall is pictured.Nicole Garay / The Tufts Daily. Individuals in Somerville will not have to show proof of vaccination to enter businesses in the city, at least for now, a health panel said in late January.
Queen City Roundup 1/14: Winter storm confirmed, 44K new COVID cases due to delay, vaccine mandate in NC
LaMelo ball puts on a grin after the Hornets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-98 on Wednesday(Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Happy Friday, Charlotte! Temperatures are currently hovering around 37 in Charlotte, but they're expected to dip into the low 30s for Sunday's snowstorm, which meteorologists have confirmed. Power outages and rough roads are expected, and the Roundup details those below.
It's Past Time for Vaccine Mandates in Schools
Kids waiting in line for their temperature to be takenPexels. Austin, TX moves back to Stage 5. The NY Times breaking headline reports more than 300,000 Coronavirus cases confirmed in the US. In Chicago, schools have shut down because teachers refuse to return to in-person work in the classroom.