Biden’s Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate Splits Business Community

The Biden administration’s order that most major U.S. companies mandate that their workers get vaccinated or tested weekly for Covid-19 split the business community.

Many executives and business groups said they supported the government’s goal of speeding the pace of vaccinations to keep the recent surge in U.S. cases from hampering the economy. Some said they applauded the federal government’s harder stance while others, especially smaller employers and those with mostly hourly workers, cautioned the policy could be difficult to implement.

Many employers still have questions about the timeline for implementing the new rules and are waiting for details about how employers could access Covid tests for employees and how they should monitor results.

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