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The flu shot I -- so many pharmacies and drug stories.
And I am surprised.
By the number of people coming in asking for a flu shot in the pharmacists are really rude.
They're just looking at them in saying.
-- -- and I getting them we don't have them there's an epidemic basically gone on people learn nervous.
And trying to push and I got wanted to please her smile and unlawful and never go to fiction that day.
-- nonetheless some people are refusing to get flu shot and because of that they can actually get fired from their job it's an infinite it's an interesting.
And the pretty.
Surprising topic and Kate Rogers is all over it for us Kate Rogers from foxbusiness.com.
Still we -- -- that people really can get fired for not getting shot yes.
Your business sorry you can actually ask your workers -- that's needed which is really interesting because obviously no employer wants.
Workers in their office coughing up along getting anyone else sick.
Bringing down productivity.
So this is popping up kind of all over the country there's been -- few cases of hospitals and health care businesses.
Firing and laying off workers for refusing to comply forgetting their vaccinations this year.
Can they did -- can -- yes so legally they can do that so long as they are not in an act will -- So adults.
You know and -- employee at will says the employer and the employee can -- any.
-- relationship at any time without cause so long as there is an actual contract.
-- -- spoke with poly right she's human resources consultant all about this issue and -- said technically yes you can ask your workers to be vaccinated and that it sometimes is a good idea because it.
Keeps everyone from getting sick you know -- exactly get the shot that he said I did I get the shot -- Simmons billable sick actually get a -- -- feel little -- that you're not gonna get the flu the way that you would get it potentially if you don't get the vaccination.
-- there's lot of debate about what's better of course so you can ask them to get -- but they can also saying now.
And as -- -- in a protected class like something like -- religious belief for our moral reason why they don't wanna get the shot.
They may have grounds for a lawsuit.
It's Smart tech askew workers to get the flu shot that protects your business seeking business productivity out most people probably don't mind getting the flu shot I -- did you opt to get but the ones refusing to get it.
Do they realize they might lose their jobs or anything -- more of a -- have a lawsuit again this.
You know I just rats -- -- area.
Exactly so there's two pieces of this and they -- activities that I you know research in a minute talk back there.
Both happen to be in Ohio which isn't out wealthy and so one of the hospitals has -- -- Help help -- -- and they gave their workers basically notice in the November that they needed to be vaccinated by.
They chose not to -- -- needed some of them 150 people actually got 550.
So that's pretty big group of people that said we're not gonna do it and so they gave them fair warning that this is right -- an -- reminders yeah they got a reminder to and this is common practice in the health care industry because.
Especially convenient locations all the time you don't want -- yet -- I Anderson similar story happening you don't wanna the end of floated there from -- absolutely not.
Then another woman she was also -- a Cincinnati Children's Hospital room she several years ago got fired because he chose not to get the shot because she's in heat.
And a judge actually just ruled in her fear that the keys to move forward that he isn't technically falls into that religious belief category and that she actually has crashed for a -- OK I guess at least this story is keeping attorneys and business you let me thank you some of losing your article up on.
This screen right now I can get more from -- article on foxbusiness.com.
Thanks -- -- -- you are at let's go to Phil Keating joining us from.
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