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Pentagon Will Require Contractors to Have Covid-19 Vaccinations

Oct. 1, 2021, 8:23 PM

The Pentagon will start requiring contractors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus in solicitations, contract awards, and orders issued by Oct.15.

The memo, issued Friday, is designed to help carry out President Joe Biden’s executive order last month to ensure that federal contractors abide by Covid-19 safeguards in their workplaces. The Biden administration wants to get more people vaccinated.

The White House’s Safer Federal Work Force Task Force issued at the end of September the requirements to implement Biden’s order. All covered contractor employees are to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 by December 8, 2021, except in limited circumstances ...