Truckers Warn ‘Disastrous’ OSHA Mandate Will Worsen Supply Chain ChaosEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Trucking industry groups issued warnings after President Joe Biden’s administration unveiled a COVID-19 vaccine rule targeting private businesses with 100 or more workers, saying the mandate would damage the industry. “As we made clear in our comments to the administration prior to the rule’s publication, drivers spend the vast majority of their workday alone in the cab and outside,” the American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said in a statement last week after the rule was published in the Federal Register. On Nov. 4, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released guidance stipulating businesses with 100 or more employees be required to have their workers provide proof of weekly COVID-19 tests or get vaccinated. Businesses with contracts with the federal government, regardless of size, will have to mandate vaccines with no weekly testing option. The deadline for the vaccine mandate for both federal contractors and private businesses was set for Jan. …Read More

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