- September 29, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Big businesses have increasingly required employees to get COVID-19 vaccines in the wake of President Joe Biden’s announcement for a nationwide mandate, even though the federal government has not yet released the rules.
While several large companies already began issuing forms of vaccination or testing requirements over the summer, Biden’s announcement of forthcoming nationwide rules governing large businesses was followed by a number of companies announcing their own mandates.
Biden signed an executive order on Sept. 9 directing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to develop an Emergency Temporary Standard that would require employees to be vaccinated or be tested once a week. Businesses could face fines up to $14,000 per violation.
It has now been weeks, and OSHA still hasn’t given further details. The agency…