The VA had its own vaccine mandate before the entire federal workforce. At least 10% of the agency’s workers are as yet unvaccinated.
Two recent court cases offer an important precedent for protecting due process rights of federal employees.
A federal employee at the VA has pleaded guilty to using his government credit card to purchase and then steal nearly $2 million worth of CPAP supplies.
The VA is expanding its COVID-19 vaccine requirement to apply to most Veterans Health Administration employees.
The VA has instituted a COVID vaccine mandate for all of its Title 38 employees.
A former federal employee from a New Jersey VA Medical Center has been indicted for theft of approximately $10 million worth of HIV medications.
Another legislative effort is being made in Congress to formally ban smoking at VA facilities.
A former federal employee with the VA was sentenced to prison for stealing and attempting to sell personal data of both veterans and federal employees.