Florida companies that require COVID-19 vaccination now face $5,000 effective

Sept. 16 (UPI) — Starting Thursday underneath a controversial new order by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, authorities companies might be fined $5,000 for each worker they require to be vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 — a political pushback in opposition to President Joe Biden’s efforts to manage the unfold of the virus.

The Republican DeSantis issued the order on Monday, which says any state or native company that follows Biden’s recommendation to mandate proof of vaccination for workers will probably be fined.

The fiscal penalty stems from a invoice DeSantis signed in Could, which bans “vaccine passports” and companies requiring

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