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Verizon says 30,000 U.S. employees must meet Dec. 8 vaccination deadline By Reuters

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WASHINGTON (Reuters). Verizon Communications (NYSE) In announced Thursday that around 30,000 U.S. workers who are not union members must present proof of vaccine against COVID-19 before Dec. 8, under the federal contractor executive order by President Joe Biden.

Verizon, a federal contractor, said it is in discussions with its unions about vaccination requirements. Verizon stated that retail workers and other employees need to be immunized by February 1. Verizon U.S. facility employees must get vaccinated before they enter as contractors, vendors, or visitors.

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