In Self-Interest, Companies Start To Abandon Vaxx Mandates

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One by one, slowly, quietly, companies drop vaccine mandates. There is no remorse, but only self-interest in an attempt to force employees back to work. Regret for forcing them to work from home in the first place? Nope. The Technocrat mind never sees error in past policies but always has a fix for current problems. ⁃ TN Editor

Some companies are rolling back mandates for employee COVID vaccination — but few are making official public statements about it.

Why it matters: These moves signal that we’ve shifted into a new chapter of the pandemic — and that employers are desperate to get people back to the office.

  • Employers are trying to reduce any barriers to entry for new hires, says Erin Grau, co-founder of Charter, a media and services company focused on the future of work, who’s hearing from executives who are dropping their mandates.
  • The requirements are also expensive and time-consuming for employers — another reason to stop, she adds.

What’s happening: “[Companies] decided that the rationale for [mandates] had become weak enough that they don’t want to continue,” Jeff Levin-Scherz, population health leader at Willis Towers Watson, tells Axios.

  • Yes, but: There’s a risk that dropping these requirements would make some workers less willing to mingle with their colleagues — for fear of becoming sick.

Companies mostly don’t want to talk about this, seeing little upside given the controversial history of mandates. But a few large employers’ plans are public:

  • Starting this week, Goldman Sachs lifted vaccination requirements everywhere but New York City, where it still has a mandate for workplaces.
  • “With many tools including vaccination, improved treatments and testing now available, there is significantly less risk of severe illness,” Goldman told employees in a memo announcing the change, obtained by Axios.
  • In June, Cisco stopped requiring vaccination for “office entry, travel, event attendance, or visiting customers, partners, and other third parties,” per its website.
  • JPMorgan Chase said it would start hiring unvaccinated individuals again back in March.

Zoom out: The White House yesterday called on businesses to take certain actions to protect employees and customers from COVID-19 this fall. Mandates weren’t on the list.

  • Instead, the administration says employers should be “helping their employees access updated COVID-19 vaccines.” The White House also recommends employers share information on treatment options and improve indoor air quality, as well as provide paid time off for anyone getting a shot.
  • There are other things employers can do, as well, like telling people not to come in if they’re sick, and, “if possible, offer remote work for those with symptoms,” says Dr. Leana Wen, a public health professor at George Washington University.

Between the lines: Things have changed a lot since these mandates were first put in place last year — a time when vaccination was seen as very effective against spreading disease. Now with the variants, that’s less true, Wen says.

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Patrick Wood
Patrick Wood is a leading and critical expert on Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Agenda 21, 2030 Agenda and historic Technocracy. He is the author of Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation (2015) and co-author of Trilaterals Over Washington, Volumes I and II (1978-1980) with the late Antony C. Sutton.
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DawnieR

Mmmmm…..yeah; that’s all fine and dandy. BUT…..too little, too late. What are these companies going to do about having NO WORKERS…..because the ones that DID take the EXPERIMENTAL mRNA BIO-WEAPON INJECTIONS, have all DROPPED DEAD?! And these companies need NOT worry about ‘protecting’ the employees that DID take the DEATH JAB, FROM those who did NOT. They NEED TO PROTECT the employees that did NOT GET THE DEATH JAB FROM those WHO HAVE!!! These NON HUMANS (who’ve BEEN INJECTED) need to NOT SHED ON those who are STILL HUMAN; and NOT INFECT HUMANS with their TOXIC BODILY FLUIDS!! The INJECTED… Read more »

Gumnut123

You have not commented on the latest Jab that has been tested on eight (8) MICE.

NOTHING else including humans – maybe NO VOLUNTEERS?.

Again, there is NO information regarding the “INGREDIENTS”.

BE EXTREMELY WARY f this Batch(es).

Anne

It may be that companies dropping covid jab mandates may have a fear of being sued in the future. May already be facing lawsuits. Or it could be that their employees have ran up humongous medical bills on the group health insurance plans. Then one has to consider the amount of disability claims and “sudden deaths” that have occurred since the start of covid jabs. Whatever the employers’ reasoning about dropping covid mandates. I for one treasure the freedom to take the medicines of my choice as it should be for everyone. I told people last year that a job… Read more »

Gumnut123

“THEY” have even more reasons to have made this BATCH of new Jabs even far deadlier, and quick acting.