It precedes the Oct. 29 deadline for employees to be vaccinated or put on unpaid leave. Union officials say the incentive is unfair to workers who have already been vaccinated.
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“We are furious at the $ 500 the mayor is offering to unvaccinated employees. The municipal labor committee (of which the UFT is a member) has started the impact negotiation process with the New York labor relations office. The MLC and the constituent unions have applied that all vaccinated city employees should be paid $ 500, ”the United Teachers’ Federation said in a statement.
In a move that could cost the city a lot of money, the municipal labor committee is apparently now demanding that all union members receive the $ 500 incentive, even if they are already vaccinated. collective bargaining.
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