United Becomes The First Major U.S. Airline To Require Employees Be Vaccinated

Posted on AllSides August 6th, 2021
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United Airlines has told its 67,000 U.S.-based employees that they will need to be inoculated against COVID-19 by late October to stay on the job.

Citing "incredibly compelling" evidence that the vaccines are safe and effective, United CEO Scott Kirby announced the policy change on Friday. He said he understood that some employees would disagree with the mandate, according to AP.

The requirement is that all U.S. domestic employees of the airline be fully vaccinated by Oct. 25 — or five weeks from the date that any one vaccine gets full approval...

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