Judge blocks United Airlines from suspending employees over vaccine mandate

Judge blocks United Airlines from suspending employees over vaccine mandate

Judge blocks United Airlines from suspending employees over vaccine mandate A federal judge extended the ban on United Airlines putting employees on paid leave for seeking exemptions to the airline's vaccine requirement. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman ordered United to pause its plans to put unvaccinated employees on paid leave after the company announced in August that all United employees would be required to get a vaccine and that any workers who requested religious or medical exemptions would be placed on indefinite leaves of absence. "The Court now concludes it is necessary to issue this Temporary Restraining Order to avoid risking irreparable injury and to maintain the status quo in this case pending the Court's hearing and resolution of Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction," Pittman wrote. PILOT UNION …
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