NYC Court Suspends Vaccine Mandate for Department of Education Workers

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Subsequent legal proceedings will determine whether the win is short-lived.
People gather at City Hall in Manhattan to protest the city's vaccine mandate in New York, August 25, 2021. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge temporarily blocked the city government's vaccine mandate for Department of Education (DOE) employees Tuesday evening, handing a victory to the major municipal unions who challenged Mayor Bill de Blasio's order.

Judge Laurence L. Love suspended the vaccine mandate until September 22nd, ruling that the city is "temporarily restrained from implementing" the mandate. Per de Blasio's edict, DOE staffers are required to receive at least one shot by September 27 as a condition of employment.

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