51 medical staff in Detroit filed a lawsuit on Monday against their hospital employer for its COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
The latest in the string of similar suits, the complaint against the Henry Ford Health System and its leadership requirements. the hospital's requirement that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 10 and that those who do not meet the requirements will be suspended and given until October 1 to "remedy their non-compliance", according to suit.
The I complaint states that the hospital's "policy document contains a stated goal of protecting the health of its employees and others, but actually exposes its employees to harm" based on reported injuries and deaths in the system of reporting vaccine side effects, which the cost claims is a database that does not show actual injuries and deaths.
“The defendants' measures to carry out mandatory vaccine shots against covid-19 as a condition of continued employment are both unconstitutional and have caused monetary damages to the plaintiffs. In addition, the defendants' actions mean that the plaintiffs are highly likely to suffer bodily injury ", the complaint states.
The hospital system released a statement on Wednesday saying it is still “convinced that vaccination is the most powerful tool we all have against the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, we can not comment on ongoing disputes. ”