The Biden administration will force private-sector employers to mandate all of their employees either get the COVID-19 shot or produce a negative test weekly.
The new rule, developed by the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), applies to all businesses with 100 employees or more. Businesses that do not comply with the new federal requirements could face “substantial fines up to nearly $14,000 per violation.”
The Biden admin w/ enforce “substantial fines up to nearly $14,000 per violation” to employers that don’t abide by the vaccine or weekly testing mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees that @POTUS will announce later today, per @WHCOVIDResponse Jeff Zients.
— Patsy Widakuswara (@pwidakuswara) September 9, 2021
According to Axios, the new order extends to “more than 80 million Americans working in the private sector.”
The mandates are part of a larger plan from the administration to push the COVID vaccines on health care workers and offer COVID “booster”