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Those fired for refusing vaccine not eligible for unemployment benefits

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The Department of Labor said requirements for vaccines were reasonable in nature and clearly communicated.     The Delaware Department of Labor has ruled that employees terminated for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are not eligible to receive unemployment insurance.  According to Delaware law, claimants may not receive unemployment insurance if they have violated an employers’ policy that is …

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Food Bank: Drive-thru pantry numbers down 50%; will re-evaluate

Betsy Price Business, Food, Headlines

  Can declining numbers at Food Bank drive-thru mobile pantries be another sign the economy is coming back?   The Food Bank of Delaware says that number of families picking up food at its monthly drive-thru mobile pantries has dropped in half since January’s round. The numbers have dropped so steadily that after the July round, the Food Bank will …