1,571 state workers not complying with vaccine mandate

Details still unclear; no significant staffing shortages expected

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER’S vaccine mandate for executive branch employees went into effect Sunday, and more than 1,500 state workers remain out of compliance. But state government did not experience mass terminations on Monday. Instead, it was a day of confusion for some, as employees were told to report to work, while the administration still had not ruled on some employees’ applications for exemptions. (...)

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