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By Michael Nevradakis, Ph.D.
Fran Drescher last week said the existing Hollywood vaccine mandate “walks the razor’s edge of compromising religious, disability and body sovereignty freedoms.” Deadline.com reported.
Dresher, president of SAG-AFTRA, called for the union’s national board to review the latest scientific data on the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in relation to their effectiveness against new variants, before agreeing to extend the industry’s existing mandate.
The industry’s COVID-19 protocols “include a narrowly defined provision that allows employers to require vaccinations as a condition of employment,” according to Deadline.com.
However, these provisions are set to expire on Sept. 30.