Dozens of NYC Teachers Who Refuse to be ‘Guinea Pigs’ Placed on Unpaid Leave for Allegedly Using Fake Vax Cards

Dozens of New York City public school teachers will be placed on unpaid leave starting Monday for allegedly using a fake Covid-19 vaccine card.

As the Gateway Pundit previously reported, New York City Mayor Eric Adams fired 1,430 city employees who refused to receive the experimental Covid-19 shot. The list included 36 police officers, 25 firefighters, and 914 employees from the Department of Education.

The far-left mayor exempted athletes and performers from his vaccine mandate. Adams argued that his decision to exempt athletes and performers was to put them on a “level playing field.”

“This is about putting New York City-based performers on a level playing field,” he said. “Hometown players had an unfair disadvantage.”

Now, dozens of public teachers will be suspended and will not return to the classroom for refusing to be a ‘guinea pig,’ forcing them to use a fake Covid-19 vaccination card.

“Fraudulent vaccination cards are not only illegal, they also undermine the best line of protection our schools have against COVID-19 — universal adult vaccination,” a spokesperson of the Education Department said in a statement.

“We immediately moved to put these employees — fewer than 100 — on leave without pay,” DOE added.

Mayor Adams also released a statement saying, “I’m really disappointed to learn there were fake vaccination cards. Not only is it illegal, it undermines our entire trust.”

ABC reported:

Dozens of New York City Education Department employees are being placed on unpaid leave as of Monday for submitting fake coronavirus vaccine cards.

“Fewer than 100” employees submitted the fake vaccination cards, the DOE said Friday. A union official estimated about 70 employees were impacted.

The United Federation of Teachers, the union representing educators in the city, is preparing to challenge the move, saying some teachers claim they were wrongly accused and placing them on unpaid leave violates “the basic notion of due process.”

“It is wholly improper for the DOE to unilaterally remove UFT members from the payroll based on mere conjecture that vaccination documentation is fraudulent,” Beth A. Norton, general counsel for UFT, wrote in a letter to the city.

“The UFT demands that the DOE immediately rescind the aforementioned notices and confirm by the close of business April 22, 2022 that the affected UFT bargaining unit members will remain on the payroll on April 25, 2022 and thereafter,” the letter added. “Should the DOE fail to comply with this demand and the due process procedures, the UFT is prepared to initiate litigation to challenge the DOE’s improper actions.”

On Monday, the U.S Supreme Court decided not to hear the lawsuit filed by four New York City public school teachers who got fired or placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get Covid-19 shots.

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