(NEW YORK) -- The unions representing American and Southwest airlines pilots are asking lawmakers and the White House for an exemption or an alternative to the federal mandate requiring companies with more than 100 people to get vaccinated. Roughly 30% of American Airlines pilots are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- All eyes are on New York as its vaccination mandate for health care workers -- among the first in the nation -- takes effect on Tuesday. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed an executive order just before midnight on Monday that aims to alleviate... Read More.
Proof of vaccination or a negative test will now be required for residents, workers, or visitor to King County before they can enter most outdoor events and indoor establishments. The announcement came down yesterday (Thursday, Sept. 16) from Seattle & King County Public Health... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education voted unanimously to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for all eligible students. The vote is a landmark move for the nation's second-largest district, which has over 600,000 students and operates 1,200 schools in the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that federal government employees and contractors will now be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will create a rule for private businesses with 100 or more employees to... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education will vote Thursday on a vaccine mandate for all eligible students in the nation's second-largest district. The vote, slated for 2 p.m. local time, would be a landmark move for the district, which... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 651,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Once a touchy subject in the private sector, a new survey indicates that most firms are now planning on having COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their workforce. The number of companies requiring workers to get the shot is expected to surge over the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Fines for unruly behavior during flights have soared in 2021, with the Federal Aviation Administration reporting Thursday that it has proposed more than $1 million in penalties this year alone. The FAA has received almost 4,000 reports of aggressive behavior from airlines since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City's indoor vaccine mandate went into effect Tuesday, making it the first major U.S. city to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to eat or drink inside bars and restaurants. The new requirement, which applies to everyone 12 and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said he's in touch with superintendents who are actively defying Florida and Texas governors' orders not to mandate masks in schools and will have their back should they lose state funding. "I have had conversations with superintendents and they... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied a bid by eight Indiana University students Thursday to stop their school from requiring all students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Barrett rejected the request without specifying the reasoning behind her decision. The case, the first... Read More.