The executive order will also extend to contractors that work with the U.S. government.
Biden To Eliminate 'Testing Opt-Out'; Requires All Public Workers And Contractors To Get Vaccinated Or Get Fired
President Biden will mandate that federal workers get vaccinated without the option of regular testing instead during his speech on combating COVID-19.
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.
President Joe Biden will reportedly announce new vaccine and mask mandates Thursday afternoon when he delivers a speech introducing his six-point plan to battle the COVID-19 Delta variant.
Biden reportedly set to order federal-worker vaccination, with no testing option
President Joe Biden on Thursday is expected to sign an order requiring all federal employees to be vaccinated, with no option for regular coronavirus testing to opt out of the mandate, the Washington Post reported, citing a person familiar with the plans. Biden is scheduled to speak at 5 p.m. Eastern about the next steps in fighting the the delta variant of the coronavirus. The president will lay out what the White House called a "six-pronged strategy" to help combat the virus, with press...
Plan will affect tens of millions of Americans
WASHINGTON (AP) — President 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
President Biden’s expected order is part of a plan to pressure businesses, federal agencies and schools to enact stricter pandemic policies. Here’s the latest.
President Biden on Thursday will announce a requirement that all federal workers be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a source familiar with the plans.The action goes a step further than what Biden announce