Illinois hospital system to pay $10.3 M in settlement with workers over COVID-19 vaccine mandates

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A Christian ministry says it has settled a class action lawsuit against an Illinois hospital system on behalf of more than 500 current and former health care employees who opposed the system's COVID-19 vaccine mandate on religious grounds.


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Liberty Counsel on Friday announced it had reached a $10.3 million settlement with the Chicago-based NorthShore University HealthSystem after the hospital system fired hundreds of workers who claimed religious liberty exemptions and refused to comply with its vaccination policies.

“This classwide settlement providing compensation and the opportunity to return to work is the first of its kind in the nation involving COVID shot mandates. This settlement should be a wake-up call to every employer that did not accommodate or exempt employees who opposed the COVID shots for religious reasons," said Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel.


The settlement was filed in the federal Northern District Court of Illinois and must be approved by the court.


In a statement, the Christian group said this is a "historic, first-of-its-kind class action settlement" involving a dispute over religious exemption requests for COVID-19 shots.


Liberty Counsel said the health care workers "were unlawfully discriminated against and denied religious exemptions from the COVID shot mandate."


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