A Brooklyn waitress was fired after she decided not to get a Covid-19 vaccine

Bonnie Jacobson, 34, was a waitress at the Red Hook Tavern in Brooklyn until she was fired for deciding not to get a Covid-19 vaccine. Jacobson supports the vaccine but wanted to study its potential effects on fertility, The New York Times reports. The restaurant’s owner did not comment specifically on Jacobson’s case, but said their business policies have been adjusted to make exemption rules more clear to employees. Restaurant workers are among the first to qualify for the vaccine in New York. As a result, many employers have found themselves in a difficult position: They want employees to get vaccinated to protect each other and customers, but workers may have their own con