Walt Disney Co., Walmart adopt Covid vaccine requirements for employees

'Vaccines are the best tool we all have to help control this global pandemic and protect our employees,' Disney said in statement, giving workers 60 days to get vaccinated.

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Walt Disney Co., the media conglomerate that owns Disney theme parks, ABC networks, and namesake movie studios, will require all salaried and non-union employees to receive a Covid-19 vaccine, according to a statement.

'Vaccines are the best tool we all have to help control this global pandemic and protect our employees,' Disney said in statement, giving workers 60 days to get vaccinated.

/July 31, 2021, 1:09 AM UTCByTim FitzsimonsTwo major U.S. employers on Friday announced policies that will require more of the workforce to be vaccinated against Covid-19.Walmart said all employees at its headquarters and managers who travel within the U.S. must be vaccinated by early October, and The Walt Disney Co., a media conglomerate that owns Disney theme parks, ABC networks and namesake movie studios, will require all salaried and non-union employees to be vaccinated in the next 60 days.

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Walmart's vaccine mandateexcludes frontline workers, who, the retail giant says, have a lower vaccination rate than management. But it’s hoping that managerial employees, who represent just a fraction of its 1.5 million workers, will serve as inspiration.

“We’re hoping that will influence even more of our frontline associates to become vaccinated,” Walmart spokesman Scott Pope said.The company is also doubling to $150 the incentive it is offering to workers in stores, clubs, as well as other facilities like distribution centers, to get the vaccine. Those who already received the $75 incentive will receive another $75 in their paycheck dated Aug 19. headtopics.com

Disney's policy will apply to all salaried and non-union hourly employees in the U.S. working at any of its sites.“At The Walt Disney Company, the safety and well-being of our employees during the pandemic has been and continues to be a top priority," the company said Friday."Toward that end, and based on the latest recommendations of scientists, health officials and our own medical professionals that the COVID-19 vaccine provides the best protection against severe infection, we are requiring that all salaried and non-union hourly employees in the U.S. working at any of our sites be fully vaccinated."

The company said those who aren't already vaccinated have 60 days to complete their vaccination"with certain limited exceptions," and said it would enter conversations with unions representing employees over vaccinations. Read more: NBC News »

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Wonderful ! I love them! It is a potential violation of the Nuremberg code. These particular “ vaccines” that neither provide immunity or prohibit the spread of the Covid virus are not fully approved and can be considered experimental while under the status of “ emergency use”. Humans have a choice What % are union and still not vaccinated is the important detail left out. Great reporting because it could still be a significant .

As it should be for every company in the US. If you don't want to get the vaccine, don't get one but you clearly don't need to work either and should be fired in the spot Florida is exploding with néw variants and can’t wait for unvaccinated kids to join the massive crowds here As they herd 1000s daily into hour long lines in tight spaces..people pay for this misery,..lol

Eat crow Disney. What about those that have natural immunity….why are they left out of the discussion? If you do not get vaccinated Mickey will visit your house and finger your ass

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