Posted by on September 28, 2021 5:01 pm
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Hospital System That Serves 4 States Fires 175 Workers After Vaccine Mandate

Days after announcing that about 375 healthcare employees would be suspended, a North Carolina-based hospital system confirmed Monday that around 175 workers were fired in one of the largest-ever mass terminations due to a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Several days ago, Novant Health announced that around 375 of its employees had been suspended and were given five days to comply with the company’s mandate. “They will have an opportunity to comply over a five-day, unpaid suspension period,” the company’s release said. “If a team member remains non-compliant after this suspension period, he or she will have their employment with Novant Health terminated.” Since then, “nearly 200 additional team members came into compliance, increasing that rate across Novant Health to over 99 percent,” Novant spokeswoman Megan Rivers told news outlets on Monday. “So fewer than 200 were non-compliant,” it said, confirming that the rest were terminated for not complying with the mandate. …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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