New York City Local 246

Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC

Union Challenges City’s Termination of Employees in Violation of Vax Mandate

SEIU Local 246 joined with other MLC unions to challenge the City’s termination of employees who are in violation of the City Administration’s Vaccine Mandate.

A group of municipal unions — including cops, firefighters and teachers — are suing to block the city from firing unvaccinated workers ahead of a Friday deadline, court papers show.

Over two dozen unions, including the United Federation of Teachers, Uniformed Fire Officers Association and the Police Benevolent Association, say the city’s policy to “summarily” terminate on Friday city employees who lost their bids for exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine violates their right to due process, according to a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit. READ MORE >>

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