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Dozens of NYC sanitation workers have been suspended without pay for three weeks for submitting falsified vaccination cards.

The sanitation workers submitted the vaccine cards in compliance with the Biden administration's Covid-19 vaccine mandates.

The cards verified that the workers received the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines, ABC News reports.

New York City's Sanitation Department followed up on the validity of the vaccine cards which were all issued by the same southern Brooklyn CVS store.

The department discovered that CVS stopped administering single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines in May.

"These are very concerning allegations and we take them very seriously," Sanitation Department spokesman Joshua Goodman told ABC News. "Getting vaccinated is important to public health, and we do not tolerate anyone faking something that is a requirement of city employment."

"Anyone found to have faked their vaccination will be suspended without pay," Goodman added.

According to ABC NYC affiliate WABC, over 87% of the department's roughly 10,000 employees are either fully or partially vaccinated.

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Garbage bags pile up on streets all over Manhattan as sanitation workers blame NYC's mandatory Covid-19 mRNA vaccination mandates.

A source told the New York Post, garbage collectors are "engaging in a rule-book slowdown" by returning to their garages for things like gloves or gas to delay the garbage collections.

Supervisors have been warning about threats to vandalize garbage trucks, according to the source.

The strict mandates were imposed by Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio who reportedly said 24,000+ unvaccinated city workers will get their shots or lose their jobs.

He seems to think the city can manage just fine without thousands of essential workers.

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Teamsters Local 831 President Harry Nespoli, whose union represents the sanitation workers, said the workers are engaged in a rule-book slowdown.

"I'll tell you straight out: I disagree with the mandate because of one reason. We have a program in place right now in the department, which is, you get the vaccination or you get tested once a week."

However, Mayor de Blasio has required all city workers to get the mRNA vaccines. Weekly testing is not an option.

At least 26 NY fire departments were shuttered in the city due to a shortage in firefighters who refused to get the vaccines.