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Banking on a vaccine-verification bonanza

Sep 30, 2021
Companies large and small are vying for a piece of what they believe will be a lucrative market for verifying shot status.
A Nitehawk Cinema worker checks for proof of COVID-19 vaccination on Sept. 8 in Brooklyn, New York.
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Health care workers, facing vaccine mandate deadlines, brace for staff shortages

Sep 28, 2021
Health care workers in a few states could lose their jobs this week if they don't get vaccinated against COVID-19.
A registered nurse attends a patient with COVID-19 at the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, California on Sept. 2, 2021.
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A United Airlines plane.
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NYC is set to begin enforcement of its vaccine mandate. How will it work?

Sep 8, 2021
New York will start enforcing its mandate Sep. 13. It requires visitors to theaters, museums and other establishments to show proof of at least partial vaccination — same for people want to eat and drink inside a restaurant or bar.
A vaccine requirement sign is shown in a restaurant window in August 2021 in New York City.
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Workers fired for refusing vaccination unlikely to qualify for unemployment

Aug 24, 2021
Workplace mandates are likely to accelerate after full government approval of the Pfizer vaccine.
Full FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine gave workplace mandates a stronger foundation.
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Will FDA approval bring a wave of vaccine mandates?

Aug 23, 2021
Mandates will be detrimental to employers in a tight job market.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine received full FDA approval Monday. Though more employers may mandate vaccines, more employees may voluntarily get them.
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Uber, Lyft drivers and the vaccine

Aug 4, 2021
As the delta variant makes riders reconsider hopping in a car with a stranger, ride-sharing firms won’t impose mandates on driverss.
An Uber driver checks his phone. With drivers in short supply, ride-hailing firms have chosen not to require them to be vaccinated.
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More health care organizations impose vaccine mandates on workers

Jul 22, 2021
There are obvious benefits to ensuring health care workers are vaccinated, but mandates have costs too.
India Medley, chief nursing officer at Howard University Hospital, receives the COVID-19 vaccine in December. Many patients expect their doctors and nurses to be vaccinated.
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