Dr. Michelle Chester of Northwell Health prepares to be given a Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on December 14, 2020 at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. (Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters)

Great news America. Do you know who else is against a vaccination mandate at work? Health Professionals and Allied Employees, New Jersey’s largest health care workers union. The people who are most likely to come into contact with Delta infected people no longer want to have to be vaccinated in order to continue working.

“Compulsory vaccination is neither nor will it ever be the solution,” said George Gresham, president of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest health union in the United States that has risen against the mandate given by the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Wait it gets better! Vaccination regulations in the workplace are also on the other hand from SEIU 1199, the “Represents the largest proportion of long-term care workers in the state. Our nursing home members include certified nursing assistants, LPNs, recreational workers, caretakers and housekeepers. We also represent hundreds of home health aides who also provide direct care to the elderly and disabled across the state. “

The good news is that in the early months of the vaccination effort, the US vaccinated a large majority of nursing home residents. The bad news is that nursing home residents are older and often have weaker immune systems, making them more prone to any type of infection – and there are Concerns about how long this vaccination will last. And the level of The reluctance of the nursing home workers is overwhelming: “Nationwide, only 59 percent of nursing home staff are partially or fully vaccinated, in some states the proportions are significantly lower.”

Across the country, we’ve seen employers make mandatory vaccinations for their employees … except Teachers and school staff, Nursing staff and nursing staff. Hey, why should we get these guys vaccinated, right?