Employers should have the right to make their workplaces safe

Forty state legislatures have attempted to pass laws forbidding employers from mandating their employees get vaccinated against COVID-19. Only two have succeeded.

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June 11, 2021 - 1:31 PM

Gov. Laura Kelly gets a COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year. Photo by (Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)

Under federal law, companies and government entities can require employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Whether they will, is another matter.

Susan Lynn, Register editor

Because the virus is easily transmissible, it only makes sense for employers to do all they can to make their workplaces safe.

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