New Poll Reveals If Americans Believe Workers Should Be Fired For Refusing COVID Vaccine
Washington D.C. – A new poll reveals the overwhelming majority of Americans believe workers should not be fired if they choose against taking the COVID-19 vaccine.
According to a brand new poll conducted by the Trafalgar Group, 65% of “likely general election voters” believe workers should not lose their jobs for refusing to be vaccinated.
The poll of almost 1,100 respondents was conducted September 17-19 and has a margin of error of less than 3%.
Specifically, pollsters asked, “Do you believe Americans should lose their jobs if they object to taking the COVID-19 vaccine?”
The results show 83.5% of Republicans, 63.6% of Independent/No Party, and 47.9% of Democrats said “No.”
Only 9.7% of Republicans, 15.5% of Independent/No Party, and 38.4% of Democrats said Americans should lose their jobs for choosing not to take the jab.
Among all age groups, Americans 18-24 years old (84.9%) were most strongly opposed to workers losing their jobs over the COVID vaccine issue, while those 65 years of age and older (31.5%) were most in favor of job terminations.
Among ethnicities, Whites (67.5%) were most opposed to firings, while Hispanics (34.3%) were most in favor.
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Thousands of Americans in both the public and private sectors are already losing their jobs as a result of their decision not to take the vaccine.
While mass terminations over the issue have not yet hit the trucking industry, United Airlines is reportedly set to fire approximately 600 workers who refused to comply with the company’s vaccine mandate.
TransportationNation.com will continue to closely monitor the issue.