The following is an excerpt from an article in Becker's Hospital Review.
Former Houston Methodist employees who resigned or were fired for not complying with the system's vaccination requirements are demanding their jobs back after Texas Gov.Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning COVID-19 vaccination mandates, according to Houston Public Media.
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The governor's executive order, issued Oct. 11, bans any entity in Texas, including private employers, from enforcing COVID-19 vaccination mandates. The order states that "no entity in Texas" can enforce vaccination against anyone, including an employee or consumer, who objects "for any reason of personal conscience, based on a religious belief, or for medical reasons, including prior recovery from COVID-19."
A lawyer representing more than 150 former Houston Methodist employees who parted ways with the system in June for not complying with its mandate sent a letter to the system Oct. 12, demanding the workers be rehired, according to Houston Public Media. (Continued...)
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