LA Schools Extend Deadline for Staff COVID-19 VaccinationsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) extended its deadline on Monday for staff to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, allowing an additional month for workers to meet the state’s requirement. SEIU Local 99, the teachers’ union that represents the school district’s staff, said the “bargaining team has negotiated an agreement with LAUSD to ensure that workers will have sufficient time to be fully vaccinated.” The new agreement (pdf) changed the deadline to receive the second dose from Oct. 15, 2021, to Nov. 15, 2021. All employees must receive the first dose by Oct. 31 to avoid an end to employment. The teachers’ union said on Twitter on Sept. 30 that it was working to extend the vaccine deadline to Oct. 31. The new agreement allows an additional two weeks. The requirement was first announced by the LAUSD in August. “This additional step goes above local and federal health guidelines in order to provide …Read More

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