United Airlines Firing 593 Employees Amid Forced Vaccinations
United Airlines is set to fire nearly 600 of its employees who are choosing not to get vaccinated for COVID-19. The airline announced its vaccine mandate in August, in turn, forcing all employees to get vaccinated by September 27 or face termination.
In an email to employees Wednesday, United Airlines said more than 99 percent of its workforce has gotten vaccinated or applied for a religious or medical exemption. Company CEO Scott Kirby said they are now beginning the process of firing 593 workers.
“I feel bad for the 593...