Psaki says all federal employees have 75 days to get vaccinated or face getting FIRED


Daily Mail:

  • President Joe Biden will require all federal workers to be vaccinated, a part of a series of new mandates he’ll push in a major speech on the COVID pandemic
  • Workers will not be given the option of testing out
  • There will be limited exceptions but any federal employee who refuses the shot can be fired, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday
  • Federal employees and contractors will have 75 days to get vaccinated
  • The American Federation of Government Employees, the largest union of federal workers, said they weren’t consulted on the order
  • Workers deserve a voice in their working conditions,’ the group said
  • Biden’s remarks come as COVID cases continue to rise due to Delta variant
  • He will address six areas where his administration can push for more Americans to get vaccinated
  • Speech is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET

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