The Florida Phoenix reports:
The state of Florida would pay workers to quit their jobs by giving them unemployment benefits rather than submit to vaccine mandates under legislation filed for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ special session of the Legislature, due to convene next week. That’s a provision of SB 2, one of four bills introduced as part of the governor’s campaign against vaccine and mask mandates in workplaces and public schools.
“Reemployment benefits are there as support for unlawfully terminated employees. Our goal with the legislation is to provide significant options for employers and employees, so we would hope that these options are utilized and employers are not terminating employees unlawfully,” Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Danny Burgess, sponsor of the bill, told the Phoenix.
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Last month Iowa passed a similar bill.
— The Florida Phoenix (@FLPhoenixNews) November 11, 2021