UNITED AIRLINES PUTTING STAFF GRANTED RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS FROM VACCINE ON INDEFINITE UNPAID LEAVE
Tré Goins-Phillips : Sep 9, 2021 Faithwire.com
...To anyone whose "request for a religious exemption is denied, they must be vaccinated within five weeks of the denial notice and get the first shot by Sept. 27, or they will be terminated." -United Airlines
[Faithwire.com] After first mandating all its employees take a COVID-19 vaccination, United Airlines announced this week it will begin placing staffers granted religious exemptions from the inoculation on indefinite unpaid leave. (Image: Pixabay)
In a memo sent to workers Wednesday, the company said those who have not received the shot and interact regularly with customers will be allowed to return to their posts as pilots, flight attendants, gate agents, and customer service associates "once the pandemic meaningfully recedes," according to CNBC. United, however, did not provide any sort of timeline for when such employees—who won't be earning any pay—can expect to return to work. Other staffers granted religious exemptions, like those in less front-facing positions, such as mechanics and dispatchers, have also been placed on unpaid leave but will be permitted to return to their posts once the airliner implements a new testing apparatus as well as other safety measures. And to anyone whose "request for a religious exemption is denied," the company stated, "they must be vaccinated within five weeks of the denial notice and get the first shot by Sept. 27, or they will be terminated"... Continue reading here. Click Here For More Information...