Get jab, keep the job: How NYC workers should respond to Mayor de Blasio’s mandate

Sure, there is a rapidly declining pool of delays, about 9,000 deniers who have temporarily lost their paychecks, and another 12,000 who have applied for medical or religious exemptions. But the mayor’s plan, foolishly opposed by foolish union leaders, managed to get the vast majority protected while maintaining the city’s services. From Monday to Tuesday, another 2,000 municipal employees did the smart thing and took the needle. It only takes a second, but it can save your life and will definitely save your paycheck – and you still get the 100 bucks.

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