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Tyson Foods announces vaccine mandate for its U.S. workforce

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Tyson Foods has announced that it will require its U.S. workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19.A memo from company President and CEO Donnie King to Tyson Foods team members states that leadership must be fully vaccinated by Sept. 24, all office workers must be vaccinated by Oct. 1, and all other...
Tyson Foods has announced that it will require its U.S. workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

A memo from company President and CEO Donnie King to Tyson Foods team members states that leadership must be fully vaccinated by Sept. 24, all office workers must be vaccinated by Oct. 1, and all other workers must be vaccinated by Nov. 1.

"Team members that are members of a union will be subject to the results of union bargaining on this issue," the memo says.

A news release noted that exceptions to the company's vaccination requirement will include individuals who pursue medical or religious accommodation.

"To our frontline team members: once you are fully vaccinated, and verified in our Vaccination Verification Program, you will receive $200 as thank you…
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