US President Joe Biden is meeting with some of the biggest CEOs in the country on Wednesday as part of his efforts to get more coronavirus jabs into American arms.
With the fast-spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus creating headwinds for the economic recovery in the United States, President Joe Biden is meeting with some of the biggest CEOs in the country on Wednesday as part of his efforts to get more jabs into American arms.
The meeting – which the White House said will include the chiefs of Walt Disney Co, Columbia Sportswear, Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance, among other business figures – comes less than a week after Biden announced that the US Department of Labor is developing an emergency rule requiring companies with 100 employees or more to either have their workers be vaccinated or tested weekly for COVID-19.
The rule would cover roughly two-thirds of US workers.
All the companies attending Wednesday’s…