The Biden administration is pressing ahead with requiring workers to get their COVID jab or potentially lose their job, a move that will certainly invite legal challenges. Later this week, the U.S. Department of Labor will publish its rule mandating that private sector businesses with 100 or more employees have all their workers either get vaccinated or get periodic testing for COVID-19, reports the Wall Street Journal.
The Department of Labor said that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had completed its review of the vaccine mandate on Monday, and the full text would be available in “the coming days.”
Also on Monday, the Biden administration released the details of a separate mandate requiring government contractors to get the vaccine. The new guidance tells contractors to provide “counseling and education” to employees who refuse the vaccine “followed by additional disciplinary measures”,