President Biden Announces Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates

The Biden Administration’s new vaccine requirements affect about 100 million American workers, or two-thirds of the U.S. workforce.

President Biden is announcing a plan to combat the pandemic this fall that has six main components, including tightening vaccine requirements for federal workers.
President Biden is announcing a plan to combat the pandemic this fall that has six main components, including tightening vaccine requirements for federal workers. Getty Images
President Biden is announcing a plan to combat the pandemic this fall that has six main components, including tightening vaccine requirements for federal workers.
President Biden is announcing a plan to combat the pandemic this fall that has six main components, including tightening vaccine requirements for federal workers. Getty Images

President Biden Announces Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates

The Biden Administration’s new vaccine requirements affect about 100 million American workers, or two-thirds of the U.S. workforce.

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new COVID-19 vaccine requirements for federal employees, health care staff and companies with more than 100 workers.

Reset checks in with a Washington-based reporter and an employment attorney for the details.

GUESTS: Yasmeen Abutaleb, Washington Post health policy reporter

Douglas Brayley, employment attorney for the law firm of Ropes & Gray in Chicago