Biden To Meet With Top Business Execs On Mandates

The Wall Street Journal reports:

President Biden is expected to meet Wednesday with executives from companies including Walt Disney Co. , Microsoft Corp. and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. to advance his Covid-19 vaccination requirements for the private sector. The White House meeting comes after a plan Mr. Biden announced last week designed to bring the pandemic under control, which includes vaccine requirements affecting roughly 100 million workers.

Attendees are expected to discuss how they are expanding requirements at their companies and institutions and how mandates have driven up vaccinations among employees, a White House official said. “In order for us to get back to any kind of a normal business and life experience, people have to get vaccinated,” said Columbia Sportswear Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tim Boyle, who is attending the meeting.

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