Southwest Airlines scraps plans to put unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave
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Southwest Airlines is dropping plans to put unvaccinated workers that are still waiting to be approved for a medical or religious exemption on unpaid leave starting in December.
Instead, employees whose accommodations weren't reviewed or approved by Dec. 8 will have to keep working.
"The employee will continue to work, while following all COVID mask and distancing guidelines applicable to their position, until the accommodation has been processed," according to an internal note sent to employees and obtained by FOX Business.