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