AG Schmidt calls on Kelly administration to protect workers from vaccine mandate

(The Center Square) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, a Republican, is calling on Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly to protect state workers from being fired for not complying with federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

“No Americans should be fired from their jobs for declining to comply with a Biden administration edict to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and we’re in court fighting hard to defend Kansas workers against this federal overreach,” Schmidt, who’s challenging Kelly for governor in 2022, said in a statement on Wednesday.

“If any Kansan is fired for making this personal health care decision, they at least should qualify for unemployment benefits,” he added.

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