What might Canada's vaccine border mandate mean for the economy?

Jan 10, 2022
Some in the trucking industry say the mandate may exacerbate its current worker shortage.
A new vaccine requirement for drivers to cross the U.S.-Canada border could compound labor shortages among long-haul truckers and worsen other supply chain issues.
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How exactly does OSHA make rules?

Sep 10, 2021
A presidential order requiring a new standard means the pressure's on.
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In the barge business, vaccinating the crew remains key

Sep 8, 2021
Despite disruption from Hurricane Ida and a slowing of business due to COVID-19, getting his crews vaccinated remains the top concern for for barge line owner Austin Golding.
Austin Golding, president of Golding Barge Line, said that, even amid the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, his top concern onboard is still COVID-19.
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Canada reopens its borders to the U.S., a rich tourism market

Aug 10, 2021
What does it mean that Canada's border is back open while the U.S. stays closed, at least for now?
The U.S.-Canada border Windsor Tunnel Port of Entry as shown on August 9, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Canada has opened its border to vaccinated U.S. tourists this week, though the U.S. has yet to return the favor.
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Biden administration ponders easing travel restrictions

Aug 6, 2021
The U.S is still closed to many international travelers. Reuters reports that the Biden administration wants to change that — but only if visitors are vaccinated.
A traveler arrives at London's Heathrow Airport in August 2021. The U.S. may soon be lifting restrictions for vaccinated international travelers.
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Restaurants prepare for New York City's vaccine mandate

Aug 4, 2021
Owners and managers consider how they'll enforce the rule — and what it'll mean for business.
New York will soon require proof of vaccination for some indoor activities, like dining out.
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Walmart's vaccine mandate may be a sign of things to come

Aug 2, 2021
It's a test case for other businesses considering mandates. The company has influence on the service industry at large.
A woman wearing a facemask walks in front a Walmart store in July 2020. Walmart is requiring vaccines for corporate employees but not retail workers.
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How effective are employer vaccine mandates?

May 28, 2021
Dan Gorenstein of “Tradeoffs” says some evidence suggests company mandates can boost employee vaccination rates and aid communities.
A person holds up their COVID-19 vaccination card after receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
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