U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday (7) that more companies in the country should be forced to get vaccinated against their employees. Govit-19The move categorizes the move as crucial to ending the epidemic and stabilizing the economy.
“I urge more employers to act,” Biden said. “My message is: Your staff needs to be vaccinated. With the vaccine, we can overcome this epidemic. Without them, we could face endless chaos in hospitals, economic losses and anxiety in schools.”
Last month, Biden ordered all federal and government contract workers to be vaccinatedIn addition, private employers with 100 or more workers must vaccinate their employees by December 8 or be tested weekly. That order includes 100 million people, two-thirds of the country’s workforce.
Biden reinforced this demand when he visited the construction of the future Microsoft data center near Chicago.
Biden cited companies such as United Airlines, which set October as the deadline for their employees to be fully vaccinated, making it the first airline in the country to make the decision. He also praised other companies such as Walt Disney, Walkreens Pharmacy and Microsoft.
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