Employees will have until December 1 to get vaccinated or they may be fired.
Kaiser Permanente Suspends More Than 2,200 Employees Who Haven’t Got It Yet Vaccination, according to reports.
According to Granthshala 2 in the Bay Area, between 1% and 2% of the health care company’s nationwide workforce are placed on unpaid administrative leave.
The company announced the vaccine mandate in August and said this week that employees would have until December 1 to receive the vaccine or they could be fired.
Kaiser said when it announced that 78% of employees have been vaccinated and that has increased to more than 92% since the beginning of October. “The numbers continue to grow,” the company said in a statement, according to KABC in Los Angeles.
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It added that over 2,200 employees had not responded to the requirement as of October 4 and were placed on leave, Granthshala 2 informed of.
“This number is decreasing daily, and as employees respond, they can return to work,” the statement said. Kabi Los Angeles reported. “We expect none of our employees to choose to quit their jobs instead of getting vaccinated, but we won’t know for sure until then. We work with this group of employees to address concerns and educate them about vaccines. will continue to work for, their benefits, and risks.
is the largest nonprofit health care company in Kaiser County according to KpixTV in the Bay Area.
The company is based in California and has locations in Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Washington State and Washington, DC.