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United Airlines pilot who refused COVID vaccine claims she is stuck on unpaid leave


United pilot Sherry Walker says she is on indefinite unpaid leave over her religious-based vaccine refusal

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United pilot Sherry Walker says she is on indefinite unpaid leave over her religious-based vaccine refusal

A United pilot who refuses to get vaccinated for COVID-19 has claimed that she is on unpaid leave and unable to seek another job due to the company’s strict non-compete clause.

Sherry Walker, the co-founder of advocacy group Airline Employees for Health Freedom, spoke out during a protest against vaccine mandates on Sunday in Washington DC. 

‘I am out on unpaid leave. I am prohibited from getting another job. I’m prohibited from accessing my 401(k). I have no medical benefits, and I’m leading the charge in this fight, so my days are consumed,’ Walker told the Daily Signal at the demonstration.

Reached by DailyMail.com, a spokesperson for United declined to comment on Walker’s situation. 

The airline says that about 2,000 employees were granted medical or religious accommodations during the vaccine rollout, and that workers with the exemptions had the option of…