ACTION ALERT: Please Ask Legislators to SUPPORT HB1171 Which Prohibits Employers from Terminating Employees Who Decline Covid-19 Vaccination

TEXT OF HB1171 – Labor and Employment – Maryland Employee Protection Plan for Vaccine Refusal:

Prohibiting an employer from terminating an employee solely on the basis of the employee’s refusal to receive a vaccination against COVID-19; specifying that an employee waives the right to file a civil action against the employer if the employee refuses to receive a certain vaccination and the employee contracts COVID-19 in the course of employment; etc.

why icm SUPPORTS HB1171

Who to contact about HB1171

There will be a hearing for HB1171 before the Economic Matters Committee on 3/9/21 at 1:30 PM.

URGENT: We’re asking all members to contact Delegate Charles, and call and email the members of Economic Matters Committee,  to let them know, in your own words, why you support HB1171!

We are also asking members interested in doing so to submit written testimony for the upcoming hearing. Written testimony may be submitted to bill sponsor Delegate Nick Charles’ office via the email link below. WRITTEN TESTIMONY MUST BE SUBMITTED BETWEEN 8:00 A.M. AND 3:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, 3/5/2021. Please see the MGA web page for further instructions.

Please contact Delegate Charles with messages of support, and post positive messages on his Facebook page

Delegate Nick Charles
Phone 410-841-3707 | 301-858-3707   Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3707
e-mail: [email protected]

If you’re a constituent of his – in District 25 – let him know!

 

 

Please copy and paste the following email addresses of the Economic Matters Committee members into the BCC section of your email in opposition of HB1171:

 

Please call the offices of the Economic Matters Committee members in opposition of HB1171:

Delegate Dereck E. Davis
Phone 410-841-3519 | 301-858-3519 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3519 

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais
Phone 410-841-3052 | 301-858-3052 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3052 

Delegate Christopher T. Adams
Phone 410-841-3343 | 301-858-3343 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3343 
Delegate Steven J. Arentz
Phone 410-841-3543 | 301-858-3543 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3543
Delegate Talmadge Branch
Phone 410-841-3398 | 301-858-3398 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3398 
Delegate Benjamin Brooks
Phone 410-841-3352 | 301-858-3352 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3352
Delegate Ned Carey
Phone 410-841-3047 | 301-858-3047 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3047
Delegate Lorig Charkoudian
Phone 410-841-3423 | 301-858-3423 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3423
Delegate Brian M. Crosby
Phone 410-841-3227 | 301-858-3227 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3227
Delegate Diana M. Fennell
Phone 410-841-3478 | 301-858-3478 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3478
Delegate Mark N. Fisher
Phone 410-841-3231 | 301-858-3231 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3231 
Delegate Seth A. Howard
Phone 410-841-3439 | 301-858-3439 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3439
Delegate Rick Impallaria
Phone 410-841-3289 | 301-858-3289 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3289
Delegate Carl Jackson
Phone 410-841-3766 | 301-858-3766 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3766
Delegate Johnny Mautz
Phone 410-841-3429 | 301-858-3429 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3429
Delegate Jesse T. Pippy
Phone 410-841-3118 | 301-858-3118 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3118
Delegate Lily Qi
Phone 410-841-3090 | 301-858-3090 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3090
Delegate Pam Queen
Phone 410-841-3380 | 301-858-3380 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3380 
Delegate Mike Rogers
Phone 410-841-3372 | 301-858-3372 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3372
Delegate Veronica Turner
Phone 410-841-3212 | 301-858-3212 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3212
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama
Phone 410-841-3210 | 301-858-3210 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3210
Delegate Jay Walker
Phone 410-841-3581 | 301-858-3581 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3581
Delegate Courtney Watson
Phone 410-841-3077 | 301-858-3077 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3077
Delegate C. T. Wilson
Phone 410-841-3325 | 301-858-3325 
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3325

Please note: Rules for submitting written and oral testimony have changed this year due to Covid-19 restrictions, and can be viewed here. We’re asking members for phone calls, emails, and written testimony only at this time.

Please spread the word! Let’s flood the offices of Delegate Charles and the Economic Matters committee members with polite, respectful, forceful emails and phone calls. They need to hear our voices!

 

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