RWJ Barnabas Health said six supervisor-level staff refused to comply with the hospital’s vaccination mandate.
In May, the healthcare provider announced its policy requiring all team members at supervisory level or above to complete their immunization cycle by the end of June.
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They say employees have not been granted medical or religious exemptions or deferral.
Despite the layoffs, the health care provider says 2,979 staff (99.7%) who are at supervisor level and above have been fully immunized or received some sort of exemption as of July 14.
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