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The airline executives, and other cowards and Lexus leftists in corporate leadership, are either getting bad advice by Big Law (a leftist stronghold) or leveraging the deep state’s lawless tyranny to dominate their workforce. Unless they have received proper contract modifications on federal contracts, they face no federal compulsion.
The executives know that there is no executive order purporting to compel private sector businesses to impose vaccination mandates on their employees. Rather, on the same day two executive orders were issued against the federal workforce and federal contractors, there was only a passage in an “action plan” claiming to direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to develop and issue an emergency temporary standard.
Requiring All Employers with 100+ Employees to Ensure their Workers are Vaccinated or Tested Weekly
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated or require any workers who remain unvaccinated to produce a negative test result on at least a weekly basis before coming to work. OSHA will issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to implement this requirement. This requirement will impact over 80 million workers in private sector businesses with 100+ employees.