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Business welcomes Biden's plan to get Americans vaccinated.

By Curt_Anderson
September 11, 2021 2:27 pm
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Business people may tend to be Republicans and conservative, but they are also practical. Employers have an abiding interest in keeping their employees healthy. When large numbers of workers are sidelined with Covid or when high rates of Covid infections cause a company to shut down that impacts the bottom line.

Customers who take Covid seriously avoid restaurants and retailers where the staff may not be vaccinated. Restaurants in particular are having a hard time finding staff as many potential employees are reluctant to work in a largely unvaccinated workplace.

It's not surprising therefore that business groups welcomed Biden's recent and more muscular approach to ending the Covid pandemic. Biden just gave them cover to do what many of them wanted to do but were reluctant to be the first to do it.

"Business Roundtable welcomes the Biden Administration's continued vigilance in the fight against COVID," the group said in a statement. "America's business leaders know how critical vaccination and testing are in defeating the pandemic, which is why so many have invested resources in encouraging and incentivizing their customers and employees to get vaccinated, including providing paid time off.

"Over the past several weeks many companies have decided to implement a vaccine mandate for some or all of their employees, a decision we applaud," the group added. "Business Roundtable looks forward to continue working with the Administration and leaders across all levels of government to defeat the pandemic."



"We look forward to working with the administration to ensure any vaccine requirements are structured in a way that does not negatively impact the operations of manufacturers that have been leading through the pandemic to keep Americans safe. It is important that undue compliance costs do not burden manufacturers, large and small alike," National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons said in a release.

"Getting all eligible Americans vaccinated will, first and foremost, reduce hospitalizations and save lives. But it is also an economic imperative, in that our recovery and quality of life depend on our ability to end this pandemic," Timmons said. NAM said it has been pursuing that goal by equipping manufacturers of all sizes with resources to promote vaccination through a project dubbed "This Is Our Shot."


"It's long past time for all Americans to get vaccinated," the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), said in a release. "The only way to address the economic fallout from Covid-19 is to resolve the underlying health crisis that we have been dealing with for the past year-and-a-half. While the economy is doing better than it was last year, recent supply chain disruptions and factory closures due to the Delta variant have stymied our economic recovery. These steps will go a long way to ensure that we are getting vaccines in arms, and that we can protect our workforce from this disease that has already cost the world so much.


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  1. supplychainquarterly.com
  2. foxbusiness.com

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Comments on "Business welcomes Biden's plan to get Americans vaccinated.":

  1. by Donna on September 12, 2021 12:22 pm
    I'm guessing that the GOP secretly loves Biden's executive order because it's good for businesses.


  2. by islander on September 12, 2021 2:11 pm

    I sometimes wonder if they secretly hope the economy doesn't appear to be improving yet !
    A poor or struggling economy 12 months from now would give them something to demonstrate why we need to elect Republicans if we want to ever get our booming economy back and get back to making America Great again. Mid terms are just 14 months away.


  3. by Ponderer on September 13, 2021 10:27 am

    What's truly sad is that there are so many selfish sociopaths in this country that we actually need to mandate being a responsible citizen.


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