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Biden’s Vaccine Mandate: Your Questions Answered


Corporate America has entered the next phase of its effort to counter the spread of the coronavirus. Companies of 100 or more employees have until Jan. 4 to ensure all their workers are either fully vaccinated or submit to weekly testing and mandatory masking. The measure was announced by President Biden in September, and details were released on Nov. 4 by the Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Some employers have already stepped forward to establish their own vaccine mandates, but many had been waiting for federal guidance. OSHA’s rule will affect some 84 million private sector workers across the country, including some 31 million who were believed to be unvaccinated.Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about what OSHA’s rule means for American workers and their employers.What is OSHA’s new rule?Private companies of 100 or more employees must require …

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