Former College Coach To Sue Over Vax Refusal Firing

Yahoo Sports reports:

An attorney for former Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich announced on Wednesday that the coach plans to take legal action against the school.

Rolovich was fired for cause on Monday after a religious accommodation request wasn’t granted for his decision to not take the COVID-19 vaccine. The firing occurred because of a state deadline that essentially declared that all state employees needed to be vaccinated by Oct. 18.

Rolovich had three years and approximately $9 million remaining on his contract when Washington State terminated him. He was fired for cause, along with four on-field assistant coaches, which means that the university does not plan to pay Rolovich any of the money remaining on his contract.

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