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Southwest Airlines will require COVID vaccinations for employees

Southwest Airlines
Posted at 11:56 AM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 13:31:22-04

Southwest Airlines is joining the list of United States air carriers in mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for its employees.

The airline says it's contracts with the U.S. government require full compliance with the federal vaccination directive.

Southwest is giving employees until Dec. 8 to become fully vaccinated.

Southwest joins United Airlines, American Airlines, JetBlue and Alaska Airlines in complying with the order of the Biden Administration.