6. Vaccine mandates complicate the jobs recovery

Illustration of a "now hiring sign" surrounded by syringes
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

A growing number of companies are thinking about requiring employees to vax up for work.

Why it matters: COVID-19 vaccination rates are plateauing across the country while infections spike. Mandating that all employees be vaccinated will make some workers feel safer about returning to the office — but it risks alienating those who are opposed to getting the jab.

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