Universal announces vaccination mandate for all employees

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Through Alex Galbraith on Wed 12 Jan 2022 at 11:42

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Universal has announced a vaccination mandate for all of its employees.

The theme park is following in the footsteps of Walt Disney World, which required all of its non-union employees to be vaccinated late last year. This mandate was canceled following a series of laws passed by the Florida legislature. Universal is circumventing the language of a mandate, allowing unvaccinated employees to begin testing for COVID-19 weekly. The rules regarding compulsory vaccination will come into force on February 9.

The mandate does not go as far as some put in place by various cruise lines. There are no new requirements for guests, for example. Customers are still required to wear masks while inside Universal property.

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