Market Watch reports:
Carhartt CEO Mark Valade sent an email to his employees stating that the Michigan-based workwear company founded in 1889 will still require workers to vaccinate against COVID.
Workers have to be vaccinated by Feb. 15. Carhartt verified the contents of the email to MarketWatch. It was sent to employees last Friday, but the message was being shared widely across Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.
“We put workplace safety at the very top of our priority list and the Supreme Court’s recent ruling doesn’t impact that core value,” the email said. Critics described the move as a way to control their workers and force vaccinations, with some calling to “cancel” Carhartt.
Read the full article. Calls to boycott Carhartt and praise for its stance have the brand trending on Twitter at this writing.
Carhartt is betraying their entire customer base of hard-working Americans by forcing unconstitutional Medical Tyranny on their employees, despite the Supreme Court’s ruling. Stop buying @Carhartt until they reverse course – this is unacceptable.
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) January 18, 2022
Preview people getting ready to tweet about their boycott of #Carhartt this morning. Fresh off their tweets about boycotting #Directv.
— Bull Hurley 🇺🇸 (@OldStyleBull) January 18, 2022
Here’s Why A Leaked Letter From Carhartt’s CEO Sparked An Online Debate On Vaccine Mandates https://t.co/RXGSQDm7xB pic.twitter.com/AXhwsHpN7l
— Forbes (@Forbes) January 18, 2022
Proud to support good corporate citizens like Carhartt. pic.twitter.com/pD1Myhn6er
— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy_Siskind) January 18, 2022