Mass. Nurses Union Plans To Fight Hospital Flu Shot Mandate

Law360, Boston (March 13, 2018, 10:17 PM EDT) -- Massachusetts’ behemoth nurses union plans to continue fighting a policy at one of the nation’s preeminent teaching hospitals requiring all employees to receive annual influenza vaccinations or face termination, despite a recent courtroom loss against the mandate, union representatives said Tuesday.

The Massachusetts Nurses Association is eyeing an appeal, a new case or future administrative action on the heels of a state judge’s decision that the union lacked standing against Brigham and Women’s Hospital, affiliated with Harvard Medical School, as well as a band of doctors’...
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