Court Upholds United’s Employee Vaccine Mandate

CNBC reports:

A federal judge in Texas on Monday ruled that United Airlines’ employee vaccine policy can proceed. The Chicago-based airline has one of the strictest employee vaccine policies in the country. In September, it said that staff who receive medical or religious exemptions would be placed on unpaid leave.

Six employees filed suit to block the policy in September. U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman wrote in his ruling: “it is not for the Court to decide if United’s vaccine mandate is bad policy. Rather, it is the Court’s role to determine if Plaintiffs carried their burden to obtain a preliminary injunction.”

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