About 4 million federal workers are to be vaccinated by November 22 under President Biden’s Executive Order, but some are resisting.
The ICE officers union filed two workplace safety complaints about the handling of illegal immigrants and COVID-19 at the border, saying federal employees working there face conditions that amount to “a death trap.”
Another bill has been introduced that would repeal the vaccine mandate for federal employees.
Two Senators are worried that too many unvaccinated employees at the TSA could disrupt agency operations as the COVID vaccine deadline looms for federal employees.
A group of Senators said that it is time for all federal employees who are fully vaccinated to return to work in their agency offices.
Legislation has been introduced that would allow federal employees to opt out of the vaccine mandate if they have proof of COVID antibodies.
Two House Republicans want more information on the potential impact of the vaccine mandate on the federal workforce.