What Is The Vaccine Mandate

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Vaccine mandate? What the Executive Order means for private businesses

By Annie Andersen (Political Editor), Seth Feldman (Head of Content)

President Joe Biden’s vaccine regulations for the private sector is getting slammed by some and praised by others. Some, go so far as to call it unconstitutional, while others are saying it’s just what is needed to end the pandemic.

What exactly is in the vaccine regulations?

Let’s get this straight.

The private sector regulations apply to all private businesses with more than 100 employees.Those companies must either require the vaccine or test unvaccinated people weekly. Companies with more than a hundred employees must also provide paid time off for workers to get vaccinated, as well as if they suffer side effects from the vaccine.

This is estimated to impact about 80 million Americans.

The Biden Administration plans to do this through the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA.

OSHA is able to set emergency standard when workers are in grave danger due to new hazards.

Business not complying with the regulations can face fines of up to $14,000.

Biden also issued a vaccine requirement for most federal workers, as well as federal government contractors.

This vaccine requirement is only for executive employees, and so would not include legislative or judicial workers. It also allows for exceptions for religion and health reasons.

Together, Biden’s regulations will impact about 100 million Americans.

 

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATE IS GETTING PRAISED BY SOME AND PUMMELED BY OTHERS.

MANY CALLING IT UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

WHAT EXACTLY IS IN THE VACCINE MANDATE?

LET’S GET THIS STRAIGHT

HERE’S THE BIG THING —   THE MANDATE COVERERS ALL PRIVATE BUSINESSES WITH MORE THAN 100 EMPLOYEES.

THOSE COMPANIES MUST EITHER REQUIRE THE VACCINE OR TEST UNVAXXED WORKERS ON A WEEKLY BASIS.

AND THOSE COMPANIES MUST ALSO PROVIDE PAID TIME OFF FOR WORKERS TO GET VACCINATED AND IF THEY GET SICK AFTER THE SHOT.

THIS IMPACTS 80 MILLION AMERICANS.

HOW CAN THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION DO THIS?

IT’S BEING DONE THROUGH OSHA   —     THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION –

ACCORDING TO ITS WEBSITE

OSHA CAN SET EMERGENCY STANDARDS WHEN WORKERS ARE IN GRAVE DANGER DUE TO NEW HAZARDS.

AND IF BUSINESSES DON’T COMPLY?

OSHA CAN THEN LEVY HEFTY FINES – -UP TO $14,000.

AGAIN, THIS IS ONLY FOR LARGE PRIVATE COMPANIES.

BIDEN ALSO ISSUED A MANDATE FOR MOST FEDERAL WORKERS … AND FEDERAL CONTRACTORS.

THE FEDERAL MANDATE IS ONLY FOR THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH.

SO IT WOULD NOT INCLUDE CONGRESS OR JUDICIAL WORKERS.

AND THERE ARE SOME EXCEPTIONS FOR RELIGION AND HEALTH REASONS.

WHEN YOU ADD IT ALL UP – PRIVATE AND FEDERAL WORKERS – BIDEN’S MANDATE REACHES ABOUT  80 MILLION AMERICANS.

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President Joe Biden’s vaccine regulations for the private sector is getting slammed by some and praised by others. Some, go so far as to call it unconstitutional, while others are saying it’s just what is needed to end the pandemic.

What exactly is in the vaccine regulations?

Let’s get this straight.

The private sector regulations apply to all private businesses with more than 100 employees.Those companies must either require the vaccine or test unvaccinated people weekly. Companies with more than a hundred employees must also provide paid time off for workers to get vaccinated, as well as if they suffer side effects from the vaccine.

This is estimated to impact about 80 million Americans.

The Biden Administration plans to do this through the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA.

OSHA is able to set emergency standard when workers are in grave danger due to new hazards.

Business not complying with the regulations can face fines of up to $14,000.

Biden also issued a vaccine requirement for most federal workers, as well as federal government contractors.

This vaccine requirement is only for executive employees, and so would not include legislative or judicial workers. It also allows for exceptions for religion and health reasons.

Together, Biden’s regulations will impact about 100 million Americans.

 

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