50 employees fired for not getting mandatory flu shot

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Employees fired for not getting flu shots
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Employees fired for not getting flu shots

Fired for not getting a flu shot - dozens of employees at a Minnesota-based health care provider are considering legal action after it happened to them.

Essentia Health told employees the flu shot was mandatory unless they had a religious or medical exemption.

The company said it was for the safety of patients. Most employees got the flu shot; however, more than 50 did not and were fired.


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