October 17, 2021

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Disney demands vaccination for its employees

Disney demands vaccination for its employees

The prevalence of the Delta variant triggering COVID-19 cases worldwide has been a game-changer in recent days.

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Disney is giving all of its non-union employees 60 days to fully immunize and begin negotiations for union employees.

“Vaccines are the best tool we have to control this global epidemic and protect our employees,” the group said in a statement.

The entertainment giant has decided to re-impose the mask on its visitors in the closed spaces of its amusement parks.

Google and Facebook announced on Wednesday that they would require all their employees to be vaccinated on their premises.

Uber followed suit on Thursday, according to US media.

According to an internal memo seen by AFP, Walmart needs to vaccinate its employees at headquarters and those who work in regional offices and travel regularly by October 4.

To encourage in-store employees, the group doubled the vaccine premium to $ 150.

Twitter has decided to close its offices in New York and San Francisco and halt all plans to reopen other sites.

Officials are not left out: Joe Biden on Thursday took a series of steps to increase vaccination in the United States, requiring millions of federal employees to be vaccinated or wear masks on continuous and regular testing.