The big picture: Of those who resigned, some plan to return to work in other departments that offer "reasonable alternatives" such as mask-wearing requirements and regular testing, Cherven wrote. The union represents some 1,800 officers.
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He added that the strict mandate would further exacerbate staffing shortages.
About 20% of State Police employees remain unvaccinated, per CBS Boston.
State employees are required to get the shot by Oct. 17 or risk losing their jobs.
Exemptions to the mandate are available for those with medical or religious reasons.
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