Bloomberg Law
Oct. 27, 2021, 9:00 AMUpdated: Oct. 27, 2021, 8:24 PM

Biden Vaccine Mandate Called Threat to Worsen Supply Chain (1)

Lillianna Byington
Lillianna Byington

Logistics companies in industries ranging from trucking to warehouses are warning that President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate will cause further supply chain backlogs.

Groups representing them say substantial numbers of their employees are unvaccinated, and may quit or be let go at the height of the holiday season. The supply chain is already suffering as a shortage of workers, backlogged ports, and other challenges slow the movement of goods.

Biden announced last month that private-sector companies with 100 or more workers will have to require proof of vaccination or weekly testing, and a final rule is still under review. The ...

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