Flu vaccination and health professional employment benefits

Flu vaccination and health professional

In a recent decision, the Kansas court of appeals decided that an employer does not have to pay an employee fired for refusing a flu shot unemployment benefit, because the behavior qualifies as misconduct. Flu vaccination and health professional employment has become a subject of debate in the healthcare world recently.

In this ruling, the behavior qualifies as misconduct because it’s a violation of a reasonable and fairly enforced rule – health professionals should be vaccinated against the flu.

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