Tag: vaccine


Construction employers work to keep the peace in the great vaccine debate

December 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Jen L’Estrange, a strategic human resources and workforce consultant, has seen a pattern among her clients’ vaccinated and unvaccinated employees. Vaccinated employees, she said, don’t understand why someone wouldn’t want to get vaccinated in the interest of public health. Meanwhile, […]


How should Texas contractors navigate clashing COVID-19 vaccine orders?

October 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

On Oct. 11, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order limiting vaccine mandates, even for private employers. This flies in the face of President Joe Biden’s September announcement that all large employers must require their employees to be vaccinated […]


Construction Industry Less Supportive of Vaccine Mandate: Poll

October 20, 2021

Via: ENR

ENR readers appear to be slightly more likely than other Americans to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but less likely to agree with President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates for large firms, federal contractors and U.S. government employees. The results of a […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Poll: President Biden’s Vaccine Workplace Mandate

September 23, 2021

Via: ENR

With 46% of construction workers claiming they will not get vaccinated for Covid-19, President Joe Biden’s Sept. 9 executive order requiring vaccines for all federal contractors and for companies with more than 100 employees has become a concern for the […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Contractors react to upcoming federal vaccine mandates

September 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Since President Joe Biden issued plans to mandate vaccines in some workplaces earlier this month, a number of construction companies are encouraging their employees to get vaccinated and are trying to figure out what the new rules mean for their […]


Contractors caught between vaccine hesitancy and owner mandates

August 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Construction was supposed to be getting back to normal by now. In June, with vaccines rolling out broadly across the U.S. and COVID-19 case numbers plummeting, Labor Day was heralded by many as the date workers would return to offices, […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, News

Contractors weigh new OSHA guidance on adverse vaccine reactions

May 18, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

OSHA has been issuing guidance to employers on how to keep their workers safe since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the federal safety agency only recently submitted its draft of an emergency temporary standard to President Joe Biden’s […]


Contractors consider reopening offices, vaccine mandates

April 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many changes in the way contractors do business. They have reevaluated and introduced new safety protocols, reorganized work schedules to accommodate social distancing and sent many administrative employees home to do their jobs. “Strangely enough, […]


CDC plan puts essential workers second in line for COVID-19 vaccine

December 2, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Brian Turmail, vice president of public affairs at the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), which advocates on behalf of the construction industry, said in an email he wasn’t concerned with a lack of a specific mention of construction as […]