Safety

Judge rules that worker must abide by mandatory flu shot policy

OSHA Healthcare Connection, December 21, 2010

Healthcare workers resisting mandatory flu shot policies by employers lost ground recently when a judge found in favor of a South Carolina hospital’s employee immunization policy.

Bertha Hunter, who filed a lawsuit after she was forced to get a flu shot or be fired from her cashier job at AnMed, a hospital in Anderson, SC, voluntarily resigned after learning that she had until December 15 to comply with the policy, reported the Anderson Independent Mail.

Read more about the case on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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