De Blasio slams FDNY firefighters for faking sick over vaccine mandate, vows consequences

Posted on AllSides November 2nd, 2021
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(Jeenah Moon/AP)


Mayor de Blasio on Monday attacked city firefighters for feigning illness to protest vaccination mandates — and promised consequences for those who don’t report to their jobs.

De Blasio employed the threatening rhetoric on the first day that city employees who’ve refused to get the vaccination can be docked pay for doing so. As of Monday morning, he said a total of 9,000 city workers are on leave without pay, or about 6% of the entire city workforce, which is approximately 378,000 strong.

But on Monday, he seemed to...

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