Teachers union would support teacher vaccination requirement
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, tells the Axios Re:Cap podcast that her union would support requiring in-school teachers to take a COVID-19 vaccine, once one has been approved and is readily available.
- AFT represents 1.7 million members in over 3,000 local affiliates.
Her statement: "We would support that... Just like we have vaccines we require kids to take to be in school in normal times."
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