Sept 29 (Businesshala) – AT&T Inc (TN) said on Wednesday that following a similar mandate for its management employees last month, its federally-represented employees should be able to handle the COVID-19 pandemic before entering their work places. Vaccination against 19 will be required.
US wireless carriers, the largest employer of union-represented workers, said employees associated with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) must be fully vaccinated by February 1, 2022. CWA represents more than 150,000 employees at AT&T.
Other major companies including Facebook Inc (FB.O), Google (GOOGL.O) and Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) have also made vaccinations mandatory for employees as the highly contagious delta version of the coronavirus increases infections in the United States. Is.
Some companies are also working to encourage employees to get vaccinated through bonuses and other benefits.
Earlier this month, Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN.N), the largest US meat company by sales, said labor unions agreed to support their requirement to vaccinate US workers against COVID-19 by November. was expressed, from which it would provide new benefits. To workers including paid sick leave.