YAROSLAVL, 5 Aug. Eighteen employees of Shcheglovsky Val JSC in Tula appealed to the court with a complaint about their suspension from work due to refusal to be vaccinated against coronavirus, the department of the judicial department in the Tula region reported. shaft “… In their statements, the plaintiffs indicate that, on the basis of the order for the enterprise, they were suspended from work in connection with the refusal of preventive vaccinations against the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19),” the statement said. The Ministry of Labor said whether they can be fired for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 In the lawsuits filed, workers clarify that they were dismissed without pay until the end of the period of epidemiological trouble or until the day they are vaccinated. “These actions are considered illegal and asked to recognize the suspension from work as illegal, to cancel the order on suspension from work, to oblige the defendant to admit to work, to recover the lost wages and compensation for moral damage,” the judicial department informs. Peskov commented on the idea of punishment for calls not to be vaccinated The court intends to consider the claims on August 18. The meetings will begin at 8.45 Moscow time and will be held in turn. The representative of the regional prosecutor's office, in turn, told RIA Novosti that the workers of the enterprise had filed a collective complaint with the prosecutor's office, and the supervisory authority transferred the document to the state labor inspectorate. RIA Novosti does not yet have comments from the labor inspectorate, as well as the Shcheglovsky Val JSC. Some restrictions on COVID-19 have been lifted in the Tula region The sole shareholder is JSC “Design Bureau of Instrument Making named after Academician A.G. Shipunov” (part of the state corporation “Rostec”). The enterprise is engaged in the reconstruction of existing and construction of new production areas, the development of serial production of defense equipment by orders of JSC KBP. The government of the Tula region on June 18 announced the introduction by the decree of the chief state sanitary doctor in the region of compulsory vaccination of at least 60% of workers in trade, education, healthcare, public catering, transport, MFC, strategic enterprises, as well as government civil servants and employees of executive authorities and local self-government.