Biden to announce that all federal workers must be vaccinated, with no option for testingUS President Joe Biden will order all executive branch employees and federal contractors to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Biden will also direct his administration to issue new rules forcing large private employers to require shots or testing. The president will also detail additional steps to increase vaccinations, keep schools open, expand testing and begin booster shots for all Americans.
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AP source: Biden requiring federal workers to get COVID shot
President Joe Biden on Thursday is toughening COVID-19 vaccine requirements for federal workers and contractors as he aims to boost vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing thousands each week and jeopardizing the nation’s economic recovery. Just weeks after he mandated federal workers get a shot or face rigorous testing and masking protocols, Biden will sign a new executive order to require vaccination for employees of t…
Biden to require all federal workers to be vaccinated
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden plans to require all federal employees and government contractors to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. In July, Biden said federal workers had to get vaccinated or face regular COVID-19 testing and other restrictions like mandatory face masks at workplaces. (Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu
Biden requiring federal workers to get COVID-19 shot: AP source
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday is toughening COVID-19 vaccine requirements for federal workers and contractors as he aims to boost vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing thousands each week and jeopardizing the nation's economic recovery.
'Hard Pill To Swallow,' Some Federal Workers Opposed To President Biden's Latest Vaccination Mandate
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The President’s order to require most federal workers to get the coronavirus vaccine is not welcome news for everyone. “The current administration has been pro-union but this is a hard pill to swallow,” says Eric Speirs.Speirs has spent the last 11 years working as a federal correction officer and is currently at the Miami detention center.He’s finishing up his first year as union chief representing hundreds of workers. “It sh…
Federal employee unions push back against Biden’s vaccine mandate
Unions that represent federal workers pushed back Thursday against President Biden's plan to require all federal employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19.The American Federation of Government Employees, which is part of the AFL-CIO and represents over 670,000 federal workers, said they encourage members to get vaccinated.However, ...
Biden to announce vaccine mandate for all federal workers, reports say
Move goes beyond administration’s previous requirements allowing unvaccinated to get regular tests
Biden to announce that all federal workers must be vaccinated, with no option for testing
President Joe Biden on Thursday will impose more stringent vaccine rules on federal workers, and take steps to encourage private businesses to do the same, during a major speech meant to lay out a new approach to combating the coronavirus.
Biden to order all federal workers be vaccinated as part of new strategy to combat delta variant
President Joe Biden on Thursday will unveil a new strategy to combat the delta variant amid rising case numbers and falling poll numbers for his handling of the pandemic.
Biden to mandate Covid vaccine for federal workers, removing option to get tested instead
The executive order will also extend to contractors that work with the U.S. government.
Biden is expected to require the vast majority of federal workers and contractors to get vaccinated.
White House officials said that Mr. Biden would also detail initiatives meant to pressure private businesses, federal agencies and schools.