WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it will begin making Covid vaccines mandatory for a majority of American workers.
Multiple White House reporters confirmed that Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Sept. 9 mandating vaccines for government employees. Another order is expected to force companies with over 100 employees to get vaccinated or test weekly.
If companies do not comply with the Biden administrations mandate then these companies will be punished, according to this white house correspondent.
Prior to Biden taking office, when he had the "Office of the President Elect," he told reporters that he would never mandate vaccines or masks. This quote has been brought up by a number of critics who are questioning the mandate.
A study by the Wall Street Journal in 2017 states that over 60 percent of the American workforce work at businesses with over 100 employees. This means that those 60 percent of working Americans will be forced to be either vaccinated or tested weekly.
Biden is expected to give remarks on the executive order later today.