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Can Vaccine-Exempt Employees Be Placed on Unpaid Leave?
Can Vaccine-Exempt Employees Be Placed on Unpaid Leave?

A recent announcement from United Airlines stated that employees who have been exempted from its vaccine mandate will be placed on unpaid leave. This novel move has many asking, “Is that legal?” By now, it has been established that an employer may legally mandate the ...

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