Unvaccinated Metrolinx employees file $2.09 million in claims over workplace vaccine policy

At the least a dozen former Metrolinx staff, together with long-time workers and senior managers, are suing their ex-employer for a mixed $2.09 million after being suspended with out pay for refusing to get vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19. In separate lawsuits filed final December, the previous staff say they had been handled with “callous disregard” when Metrolinx positioned them on indefinite leaves of absence final November as a result of they selected to not get two doses of a licensed COVID-19 vaccine by the Nov. 1 deadline Metrolinx prescribed. These suspensions had been “pointless” and a “important breach of contract,” partly as a result of the workers had been all working from residence on the time of their suspensions … Read more

Metrolinx releases shocking video of car being hit by GO train

Metrolinx has launched footage exhibiting a automobile being struck by a GO practice at a stage crossing in Toronto. The incident occurred mid-Might close to the Carl Corridor Highway rail crossing, stated Metrolinx in a information launch on Monday. Within the video, the automobile is seen approaching the crossing simply as protecting limitations descend. The automobile then manoeuvres across the limitations, stopping immediately within the path of an oncoming GO practice. The car was then struck by the oncoming practice. The driving force walked away from the collision with out vital accidents. Metrolinx stated it launched the footage in hopes the incident can be a cautionary story for the general public. “Collisions at stage crossings are attributable to pedestrians, cyclists … Read more