Two-thirds of business leaders back Biden vaccine mandate: poll

Nearly two-thirds of business leaders support President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine-or-test mandate for private companies, according to a survey from the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released Tuesday.

© Getty Images President Biden

The business-backed nonprofit polled more than 100 CEOs and board directors, most of whom work for companies with over $1 billion in revenue. Forty-two percent of those surveyed said they “strongly agree” with Biden’s rule, while 24 percent “strongly disagree.”

The Biden administration will require employers with more than 100 workers to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations or frequent testing. While GOP lawmakers have vowed to fight the measure, corporate America is largely supportive of Biden’s effort to boost vaccinations, though business groups have expressed concern about how companies will enforce the mandate.

The CED survey found that about 56 percent of business leaders will find it difficult to implement the vaccine-or-test requirement. Roughly 30 percent of respondents said that the rule would negatively affect their firm’s culture, while just 12 percent said it would boost morale.

“While our survey results reveal that the President has significant backing from the business community, the administration should proceed with caution given the intensity of the opposition felt by a quarter of the business leaders and the expected difficulties in implementation felt much more broadly,” Lori Esposito Murray, president of CED, said in a statement.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is expected to unveil the specifics of the vaccine requirement in the coming weeks. Business groups have expressed frustration with the agency’s decision to move forward with the rule without seeking input from companies that have already enacted vaccine requirements for their own employees.

Internet Explorer Channel Network
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Selaraskan GST, SST tampung kekurangan hasil cukai: MIER

© Provided by Sinar Harian KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia perlu mengkaji kemungkinan menyelaraskan Cukai Barang dan Perkhidmatan (GST) serta Cukai Jualan dan Perkhidmatan (SST) untuk menampung kekurangan hasil cukai, menurut ... Read more »

Tanggungjawab bersama kunci kejayaan pelaksanaan RMK12

© Provided by Sinar Harian KUALA LUMPUR – Kerajaan secara sendirian tidak boleh melaksanakan Rancangan Malaysia Ke-12 (RMK12), justeru tanggungjawab bersama adalah kunci kepada kejayaannya pada bulan-bulan dan tahun-tahun yang ... Read more »

Carragher: Liverpool have to start beating the ‘so-called big six'

© PA Images Jamie Carragher during his role as a Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher insists Liverpool must start beating the “so-called big six” to win the Premier League title ... Read more »

Celcom Xpax has a new Fair Usage Policy for prepaid and here's why you shouldn't worry about it

This post is brought to you by Celcom. Celcom Xpax has recently introduced a new Fair Usage Policy (FUP) for its new unlimited prepaid product. Not surprisingly, the move has ... Read more »

Newcastle takeover: Nedum Onuoha recalls the uncertain times at Manchester City

© Alex Livesey Nedum Onuoha of Manchester City scores against Birmingham City at Eastlands, City of Manchester Stadium, on April 11, 2010. Getty Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha has ... Read more »

PRN Melaka: PN sedia tanding semua kerusi

© Provided by Sinar Harian MUAR – [DIKEMASKINI] Perikatan Nasional (PN) sudah mengenal pasti calon bagi semua 28 kerusi Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Melaka untuk Pilihan Raya Negeri (PRN) di ... Read more »

Friday prayers resume in Tehran after nearly two-year hiatus due to COVID-19

© Reuters/WANA NEWS AGENCY FILE PHOTO: An Iranian woman wearing a protective face mask checks the temperature of a worshipper before attending the Friday prayers in Qarchak Jamee Mosque, following ... Read more »

Tech whizz who became millionaire aged just 17 sells his mobile app to Twitter

An entrepreneur and tech genius who became a millionaire at the age of just 17 has sold his latest app to Twitter. Nick D’Aloisio, aged 25, has struck a deal ... Read more »

Toronto futures inch higher as oil, gold rise

By Amal S © Reuters/Mark Blinch FILE PHOTO: A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange stock information is seen in Toronto (Reuters) – Futures for Canada’s commodity-heavy main stock index ... Read more »

Corus Entertainment reports $19.9M Q4 profit, revenue up 13% from year ago

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit of $19.9 million, down from $30.3 million in the same quarter last year, as its revenue grew more than 10 per ... Read more »

Novavax Faces 1 Major Risk Right Now. Should You Buy the Stock Anyway?

Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX) started the coronavirus vaccine race as a favorite. The company’s shares even soared more than 2,700% last year. But the tide has turned for the biotech company. ... Read more »

Ford is bringing a bunch of Broncos to SEMA 2021

After getting canceled last year it’s finally time for SEMA again! The yearly Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show surrounding aftermarket vehicles is set to start on November 2 and ... Read more »

Kevin Stefanski: Baker Mayfield will be back as soon as he can

© Provided by NBC Sports Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield didn’t play in Thursday night’s win over the Broncos and told Jay Glazer of Fox Sports that he fractured the humerus ... Read more »

Queen Elizabeth resting 'for a few days' after hospital stay

Queen Elizabeth II spent a night at the hospital on Wednesday after she was taken for “preliminary investigations,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Thursday night. © Getty Images ... Read more »

Joe Manganiello, Brandon Lee's Family and More React to Rust Crew Member Halyna Hutchins' Death

Members of the filmmaking community are expressing their grief after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died following a prop firearm discharge on the set of Rust. According to the Santa Fe County ... Read more »

The White House had to row back Biden's comments after he suggested the US would defend Taiwan from an attack by China

© Provided by Business Insider President Joe Biden. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Biden told a CNN town hall on Thursday the US would defend Taiwan from a Chinese attack. The White ... Read more »

Take Up to 40 Percent off Samsung's Best-sellers Today Only

© Provided by The Daily Beast Photo: Samsung/Facebook. To help you get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping (and to help you save), Amazon’s launched their annual Epic Deal Days ... Read more »

How Running Helped Me Deal with My Breast Cancer Diagnosis

I never would have imagined that nine months after a bilateral mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, I would be running 13 miles on the rugged trails in Las Catalinas, Costa Rica, ... Read more »

Down 25% in 2021, Is Compass Pathways Undervalued?

If you’ve ever been depressed, you know how difficult it can be to get a leg up on getting back to a sound state of mind. To help people suffering ... Read more »

Ruth Langsford demotion from This Morning was "horrendous", says Coleen Nolan

Coleen Nolan has spoken about This Morning changing its presenting line-up. © ITV Loose Women’s Coleen Nolan has said Ruth Langsford demotion from her Friday presenting slot on This Morning ... Read more »

Elton John - The Lockdown Sessions review: Elton and friends go like a rocket

At 74, Elton John has clearly had his legacy at the forefront of his mind in recent years. In 2019 there was the hit movie biopic Rocketman, followed swiftly by ... Read more »

Finch admits pandemic threw Australia's T20 World Cup plans 'out the window'

Australia captain Aaron Finch admits that long-held plans for the 2020 version of the T20 World Cup “have gone out the window” as they are set to name just four ... Read more »

UP Hospital Sealed, Probe Ordered after a Patient's Family Says Needless Surgery Caused His Death

© Provided by News18 UP Hospital Sealed, Probe Ordered after a Patient’s Family Says Needless Surgery Caused His Death A case of medical negligence has been reported at a private ... Read more »

Congress CEC to meet with Sonia Gandhi to discuss probable candidates for UP assembly polls

© Provided by The Statesman Congress CEC to meet with Sonia Gandhi to discuss probable candidates for UP assembly polls The Congress’ Central Election Committee (CEC) will meet on Saturday ... Read more »

Salaam Cricket 2021: Rahul Dravid has asked for time, will apply for India head coach if he wants - Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly Dravid Rahul Dravid has asked for some time to decide whether he wants to take up the role of India’s head coach and there is no confirmation of the ... Read more »

India vs Pakistan: Comparing Shaheen Afridi With Jasprit Bumrah Would be Foolish - Mohammed Amir

© Provided by News18 India vs Pakistan: Comparing Shaheen Afridi With Jasprit Bumrah Would be Foolish – Mohammed Amir Former Pakistan bowler Mohammed Amir heaped huge praise on Indian pace ... Read more »

UPSC NDA/NA II Admit Cards 2021 released, direct link for hall tickets

Union Public Service Commission on Friday, October 22 released UPSC NDA/NA II exam Admit Cards 2021. Candidates who have applied for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination II 2021 ... Read more »

T20 World Cup: Mushtaq Ahmed gives special plan to Pakistan bowlers for dismissing Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma

© Provided by Hindustan Times T20 World Cup: Mushtaq Ahmed gives special plan to Pakistan bowlers for dismissing Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma (TWITTER/HT COLLAGE) The highly-anticipated India-Pakistan T20 World ... Read more »

MP Assembly Speaker to Embark on Week-Long Cycle Yatra in His Constituency, Denies Link to Fuel Prices

© Provided by News18 MP Assembly Speaker to Embark on Week-Long Cycle Yatra in His Constituency, Denies Link to Fuel Prices Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker Girish Gautam has announced a ... Read more »

10-year Treasury yield tops 1.68% as investors digest jobless claims report

Markit is set to release its October flash purchasing managers’ index at 9:45 a.m. ET on Friday. There are no auctions scheduled to be held on Friday. The 10-year U.S. ... Read more »

10 Home Upgrades That Will Cost You Less Than $100

© hermitis / Shutterstock.com Bike in Front of a Brick Facade of the Old Dutch House – Image. © hermitis / Shutterstock.com Bike in Front of a Brick Facade of ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic