Arizona invoice will drive employers to compensate employees fired for refusing vaccine

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A invoice in Arizona that handed its first hurdle within the Home would drive employers to pay employees who have been fired for refusing the coronavirus vaccine

“Exemptions and accommodations were supposed to be made according to the Civil Rights Act and Arizona’s own attorney general, so it is very disappointing businesses are ignoring individual rights of people and employees, and terminating as a small business owner, I wouldn’t do that. So, it is disheartening. We need the government to protect these people,” Arizona State Rep. Steve Kaiser stated, according to Fox 6

The invoice handed Arizona’s Home Commerce committee on Tuesday and can now transfer on to the total Home flooring within the coming weeks. 

ARIZONA GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY RENEWS BAN ON LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CREATING COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENTS

A bill in Arizona that passed its first hurdle in the House would force employers to pay workers who were fired for refusing the coronavirus<u> vaccine</u>. . (iStock)

A invoice in Arizona that handed its first hurdle within the Home would drive employers to pay employees who have been fired for refusing the coronavirus<u> vaccine</u>. . (iStock)
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If the Employees Compensation Bill turns into regulation, Arizona employers can be required to pay a fired worker’s annual wage in a single sum or over the course of a 12 months. Employers would even have the choice of rehiring the staff for a similar or comparable job. 

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A member of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce stated personal companies needs to be those deciding what insurance policies are carried out of their institutions. 

“Arizona is an at-will state. Private businesses have the right to set policies for the workplace. Workplace environments, as you know, vary significantly and private businesses are in the best position to implement policy that best serve needs of employees and operations,” stated Courtney Coolidge with the Arizona Chamber of Commerce.

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2020, file photo, Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey arrives for a news conference to talk about the latest Arizona COVID-19 information in Phoenix. Ducey is prohibiting government mask mandates and allowing bars and nightclubs shuttered for months to open their doors without restrictions. Ducey's move Thursday, March 25, 2021, leaves in place few of the restrictions he implemented to curb the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File)

FILE – On this Dec. 2, 2020, file photograph, Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey arrives for a information convention to speak in regards to the newest Arizona COVID-19 data in Phoenix. Ducey is prohibiting authorities masks mandates and permitting bars and nightclubs shuttered for months to open their doorways with out restrictions. Ducey’s transfer Thursday, March 25, 2021, leaves in place few of the restrictions he carried out to curb the unfold of the coronavirus. (AP Photograph/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File)
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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed an executive order in December banning native or state governments from creating their very own coronavirus vaccine mandates. The manager order didn’t embody banning well being establishments from mandating the vaccine for workers. 

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“No person shall be required by this state, or any city, town or county to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine,” the order said. 

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