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    Vaccine mandates: Southwest is latest airline to require employees to be fully vaccinated – Fresno, California

    Fresno, California 2021-10-05 13:30:17 –

    Dallas, Texas-Southwest Airlines became the latest US airline to require employees to be vaccinated with COVID-19 on Monday.

    The Dallas-based company said workers would need to be fully vaccinated by December 8 to stay on the airline. Employees may seek approval to skip shots for medical or religious reasons.

    Southwest Airlines said vaccinations need to be mandated due to a new rule from the Biden administration requiring vaccination staff to be assigned to companies with federal contracts. Southwest Airlines’ government efforts include flying troops in emergencies and transporting mail to the United States Postal Service.

    Last week, rivals American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue told staff that they needed to be vaccinated. United Airlines in August was the first major airline to do this, saying that more than 97% of its workers have been vaccinated since then. United also said it would put staff who could not fire for medical or religious reasons on unpaid leave until the COVID-19 infection rate dropped.

    Southwest has 54,000 employees.

    With the announcement, Delta is the only major US airline that does not require shots.

    Instead of being obliged, Delta charges unvaccinated workers an additional $ 200 as medical insurance.

    Related:
    United Airlines dismisses 593 people for failing to comply with COVID vaccine obligations

    Previden blows up passengers harassing flight attendants with face masks

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