Employees in the municipal service of her city New York should be vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of next week, otherwise they will be made available and will not be paid, said Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The workers will receive $ 500 for the first dose of the vaccine, to be administered at a municipal vaccination center by October 29. After this date, employees should have received at least one installment vaccine and show the vaccination certificate to his superiors, according to the announcement of the mayor of New York according to the Athens News Agency.
«There is no greater privilege than serving the citizens of New York“This privilege is accompanied by the responsibility to keep oneself and one’s community safe.”
71% of New York City’s 160,000 municipal employees have received at least one dose of the vaccine, according to Bill de Blasio.
Employees at the New York City Department of Education and the city’s Department of Health and Hospitals were forced to get vaccinated in September, and the vaccination rate now stands at at least 95%, according to the mayor.