June 17, 2021

Governor Brad Little (Official Photo)

In two tweets yesterday, Idaho Governor Brad Little announced that Idaho state employees were being offered four hours of paid leave for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.  His statement reads:

“This morning, I informed Idaho state employees we’re offering them a new benefit – four hours of paid leave if they have received or choose to receive the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine!  The new benefit comes at no additional cost to Idaho taxpayers.

I encourage private employers to consider offering their employees the same benefit.  The COVID-19 vaccine is our best tool to protect jobs, strengthen our workforce, and save lives.”


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