© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view exhibits the emblem of Stellantis on the entrance of the corporate’s manufacturing facility in Hordain, France, July 7, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
By David Shepardson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Stellantis NV would require all of its 14,000 US salaried non-represented staff to be totally vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 by Jan. 5, the automaker mentioned on Friday, because it prepares for a phased reopening of its US workplaces subsequent 12 months.
Almost 80% of its salaried US workforce is self-reported that they’re totally vaccinated, the corporate mentioned.
The Chrysler dad or mum mentioned all staff would wish to submit proof of their vaccination standing by Dec. four and obtain their remaining dose by Jan. 5.
The corporate mentioned in a memo to staff the motion was additionally “in preparation for a phased reopening of our workplaces in 2022.”
Earlier this month, Ford Motor (NYSE:) Co mentioned it will require most of its 32,000-strong US salaried workforce to be vaccinated.
The second largest US automaker earlier this month mentioned greater than 84% of US salaried staff are already vaccinated.
Ford mentioned earlier it was nonetheless evaluating its coverage for “manufacturing areas, elements depots and Ford Credit score, together with analyzing federal and collective bargaining necessities.”
Detroit’s Large Three automakers — Normal Motors Co (NYSE:), Ford and Stellantis — mentioned final month they might mandate vaccines for autoworkers in Canada.
GM declined to say Friday if it will require vaccines for US salaried staff.
“GM is reviewing the principles with a number of inner and exterior stakeholders and figuring out the actions we should take to make sure company-wide understanding and compliance,” a spokeswoman mentioned.
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