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About 72% of the Veterans Health Administration workforce is fully or partially vaccinated, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told reporters Wednesday. Those employees who fail to comply will be subject to progressive discipline, which their supervisors will apply.
Army Reserve and Army National Guard soldiers will have until the end of June next year.
Testing requirements will stay in place for most unvaccinated onsite contractors until agencies can sort through the contractual paperwork, the Biden administration said Monday.
The Senate returns to work today as questions hover over the $3.5 trillion spending bill sought by most Democrats.
President Joe Biden has announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to curb the surging COVID-19 delta variant
The order simply requires agencies to stand up a program requiring vaccinations for all executive branch employees. A second order requires agencies to embed new COVID-19 safety protocols as a requirement in federal contracts and solicitations.
More details are trickling out from the Biden administration about its vaccine and testing policy for federal employees and contractors.
In today's Federal Newscast, federal managers say they need more guidance from the Biden administration about the new vaccine and testing policy for employees.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it's administered first doses to approximately 9,000 additional employees since it announced its vaccine mandate for health care workers last month.
Federal managers say key details of the administration's vaccine and testing program are still unresolved, and they worry about enforcing a policy with the workforce, which — like the rest of the country — has pockets of vaccine hesitancy and resistance.
Military service members must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says in a memo Wednesday, ordering service leaders to “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.”
In today's Federal Newscast, the Biden administration wants to hire potentially thousands of new federal employees to overhaul the asylum process for immigrants arriving at the border.
In today's Federal Newscast, military bases are beginning to restrict travel again as coronavirus rates are on the rise.