The heated debate over vaccine mandates has spilled over into the trucking industry with some shippers and major players now requiring drivers to. Meanwhile, in melbourne, abc news reports police applying 16 fines to truck drivers during a slow drive disruption by nine trucks on melbourne’s freeways, according to news.com.au.
There’s the fear that drivers will flock to smaller companies that won’t be subject to the.
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The measures include a vaccine mandate for all federal workers and contractors, as well as requirements that companies with 100 or more employees mandate the vaccine or regular testing. It's no secret that the trucking. Truck drivers and other transportation workers deemed “essential” by the u.s.
According to social media chatter, a number of truck drivers plan to idle or slow their rigs tuesday, aug. According to social media posts by members of some trucking groups, a number of drivers plan to idle or slow their rigs to a crawl on tuesday, aug. Unions and industry groups argue that taxi, truck and bus drivers face.
October 13, 2021 • by deborah lockridge •. The protest, involving heavy rigid tippers and truck and dogs were against lockdowns and mandatory vaccinations, likely involving the building industry. Are trucking companies moving towards mandatory covid vaccination as condition of employment?
Yet they're essential to delivery, so should move up in line. Big trucking companies say a federal vaccination and testing mandate aimed at curbing the spread of the covid. They will need to be fully vaccinated by 26 november 2021.
President joe biden on thursday, sept. Under the changes, all truck drivers and those using the freight pass must have at least one dose of a covid vaccine by 15 october and have their second dose (or a booking) by 15 november. However, it’s unclear how truck drivers will be affected.
Late last week, news of a federal vaccine mandate affecting tens of millions of workers upended the trucking industry, sending some drivers spiraling and some companies scrambling for a response.