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Illinois legislators pass changes allowing employers to fire workers who refuse COVID-19 vaccine, testing

(The Center Square) – The Illinois General Assembly passed changes on Thursday to the Health Care Right of Conscience Act which will allow employers to fire workers who refuse COVID-19 mandates. The Health Care Right of Conscience Act that has been in Illinois state statute for decades prohibits discrimination against anyone for objecting to a […]

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Illinois lawmakers introduce bill that allows employment termination for refusing COVID-19 measures

(The Center Square) – Illinois lawmakers are taking up the first changes to state law that will allow employers to fire workers who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine or testing. A House amendment to Senate Bill 1169 says it’s not a violation of The Health Care Right of Conscience Act to require COVID-19 vaccines and allows […]