FDNY Commissioner Condemns Sickout By Firefighters

The New York Daily News reports:

Thousands of FDNY members have called out sick over the last few days in what city officials believe to be a protest over the looming mandated COVID-19 vaccination deadline for city employees, sources told the Daily News.

Some 2,000 members of the department who took sick time are believed to be feigning illness due to the mandate, the sources said.

FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro had already suggested “bogus” sick time was being used in response to the Monday vaccine mandate deadline. “Irresponsible bogus sick leave by some of our members is creating a danger for New Yorkers and their fellow firefighters,” Nigro said in a statement.

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The FDNY has 17,000 members. The commissioner also says that the below claim by cultist GOP Rep. Nicole Malliotakis is false.

Malliotakis voted to overturn Biden’s win and voted against a major COVID relief bill, which she later claimed credit for bringing millions in benefits to her district.