Are vaccine mandates legal? Here's what employers are allowed to do | Just the FAQs

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Published on 29 Jul 2021, 20:00
Google, Biden and NY State have issued vaccine mandates for employees and federal workers. Here's how employees and unions are responding. RELATED:

Two days after the CDC issued new mask guidance, momentum continued to build for measures to contain the explosion in COVID cases across the nation, including mandatory vaccinations.

President Joe Biden announced Thursday that all civilian federal employees must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or to regularly test, socially distance, wear masks and be subject to restrictions on most travel, reported the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with high transmission as the emergence of the delta variant and waning vaccination rates fuel a sharp rise in coronavirus infections and an increase in hospitalizations.

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