Tyson Foods mandates COVID-19 vaccine for workers by Nov. 1
Tyson Foods said Tuesday it will require all of its workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November, a major step within a meat-processing industry that was hit hard by earlier waves of the pandemic.
CEO Donnie King said the company “did not take this decision lightly,” but it wanted to protect its 120,000 U.S. employees.
“We have spent months encouraging our team members to get vaccinated — today, under half of our team members are,” Mr. King said. “We take this step today because nothing is more important...