American businesses that are strongly opposed to the Biden administration. New order for the COVID-19 vaccine. Each violation carries a hefty fine of up to ، 13,600.
President Biden on Thursday announced the need for a new Labor Department, ordering businesses with more than 100 employees to get their staff vaccinated or tested weekly.
“And if the workplace refuses to comply with standards, [Occupational Safety and Health Administration] Penalties can be significant.
“Enforcement measures include fines of up to ، 13,600 per violation.”
Federal workers and contractors will not have the option of testing in the new guidelines, which cover about two-thirds of the US workforce.
Zents, meanwhile, noted that many companies have implemented their vaccine mandate ahead of federal guidance – which helps increase vaccination rates across the country.
“We are working hard on vaccination requirements and we believe that workplaces are very efficient and effective. [way] To make sure people get vaccinated or get tested at least once a week.
Dr. Rochelle Valensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the meaning of the vaccine could change completely for the federal government, as booster shots will be phased out in the coming weeks.
Right now, fully vaccinated means two doses of Pfizer or Modern Jobs, or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
An advisory committee on immunizations will discuss boosters, Valensky said.
“I expect it to be updated over time, but we will leave it up to our advisers to make some recommendations,” Valensky said.
The federal government also has a plan. Spend 2 billion 280 million for Quad Rapid Tests to facilitate easy testing in the country – despite the fact that these tests are far less accurate than the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests.
Zentz said Walmart, Amazon and Krugers will sell testing kits at home for the next three months.
The new requirements from the Labor Department are part of the administration’s multi-pronged approach to dealing with epidemics.
The strategy also includes doubling the fines for masked passengers in the Transportation Security Administration.
The White House COVID-19 Response Team said Friday that the United States still has an average of more than 136,000 new cases and more than 1,000 deaths.
However, the vast majority of Americans who have serious cases of COVID-19 or are dying are immunized.
Between January 1 and August 30, About 99% of hospital admissions. Among them were people who had not been fully vaccinated.