General Electric will require vaccines for its 56,000 U.S. workers

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General Electric has become the latest company to require all US-based workers to get COVID-19 shots by December 8 in order to comply with President Joe Biden's executive order.

As a federal contractor who sells jet engines and other equipment to the government, GE said its 56,000 employees must comply with the executive order and updated its vaccine policy last week.

Employees can avoid the shot through approved medical or religious exemptions.

General Electric, which is headquartered in Boston and runs its global operations out of Cincinnati, is among one of the largest employers in US to pass a vaccine mandate, with companies like IBM, Alphabet Inc. and Facebook requiring some or all staff to be vaccinated....(Read more)