|Federal Employees Need Time to Receive Vaccinations|
Federal Employees Need Time to Receive Vaccinations
A group of House members requested that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) require federal agencies to grant administrative leave for all federal employees receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
“NTEU strongly agrees that OPM should make immunization as easy as possible for federal workers around the country, especially those who have not been able to telework and have been reporting to their workplace throughout the pandemic,” said National President Tony Reardon.
Providing administrative leave to employees is a “necessary step,” in addition to paid sick leave for any post-vaccination symptoms, lawmakers wrote.
NTEU is working with agencies to encourage employee vaccinations, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for their own safety as well as for their families and their communities. Read more