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Coach Fired for Vaccine Refusal Seeks $25 Million Payout

Fired for refusing to get a coronavirus vaccine, former Washington State College soccer coach Nick Rolovich is looking for $25 million for wrongful termination.

Rolovich was fired final 12 months for defying Washington's vaccine mandate for state workers. Rolovich, who’s Catholic, had requested for a spiritual exemption for vaccination however was denied resulting in his termination and present authorized motion.

Since then a tort declare for $25 million was filed in late April on behalf of Rolovich with Washington's Workplace of Danger Administration, which is a prerequisite to suing a state company, the Seattle Occasions reported on Tuesday, noting {that a} 60-day ready interval is required earlier than a lawsuit may be filed. The newspaper reported {that a} formal lawsuit, following the tort declare, has but to be filed.

Different unvaccinated assistant coaches have been additionally fired alongside Rolovich in October. Rolovich coached 11 video games in two seasons formed by the pandemic.

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