This afternoon, President Biden announced that federal workers and contractors will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19, eliminating an option for unvaccinated workers to be regularly tested instead. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-ensuring-adequate-covid-safety-protocols-for-federal-contractors/
President Biden also said that the Department of Labor is preparing to mandate that all businesses with 100 or more workers require their employees to either get vaccinated against the coronavirus or face mandatory weekly testing. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is drafting an emergency temporary standard to implement the requirement, according to the White House.
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