June 17, 2024



NYC firehouses SHUT DOWN after hundreds of unvaccinated firefighters take sick leave to avoid being put on unpaid leave

Daily Mail UK

Hundreds of New York City firefighters took sick leave on Friday instead of complying with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s deadline for all city workers to be vaccinated or be placed on unpaid leave – causing some firehouses to shut their doors because of staff shortages. 

‘The excessive sick leave … because of their anger at the vaccine mandate for all city employees is unacceptable,’ said FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro, who oversees a department where more than a quarter of its workers have not had one COVID vaccine shot.

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