Ford, General Motors and Stellantis have agreed the United Auto Workers partnership members will not be forced to take those mandatory vaccine as a condition of employment.
Additionally , the vaccine status of the workers will remain private having a policy of private and voluntary disclosure .
UAW – At a meeting Monday night, the COVID-19 Joint Task Force, comprised of the UAW, Ford, General Motors plus Stellantis, has aligned on the policy of voluntary and confidential disclosure of vaccination status for UAW people. Each company will provide additional communication to employees about how, where and when to review their vaccination status.
In addition to encouraging members to disclose their particular vaccination status, the Task Force continues to urge all people, coworkers, and their families to obtain vaccinated and get booster shots against COVID-19, while knowning that there are personal reasons that may prevent some members through being vaccinated, such as health issues or religious beliefs.
Right after reviewing the status of CDC and OSHA guidelines, the Task Force also decided it is in the best interest of worker safety to continue masks in most worksites at this time . ( read more )
This helps swing the pendulum back toward the United states worker.