Within the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill that passed through the House Budget Committee are new fines that would apply to companies violating Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate.
If the specific provisions of the bill are put into place, the fines – ranging from $70,000 to $700,000 – could bankrupt non-compliant companies, according to a government spending watchdog, Just the News reports.
“Buried on page 168 of the House Democrats’ 2,465-page mega bill is a tenfold increase in fines for employers that ‘willfully,’ ‘repeatedly,’ or even seriously violate a section of labor law that deals with hazards, death, or serious physical harm to their employees,” CEO and founder of OpenTheBooks.com Adam Andrzejewski said.
Last month, Biden announced that all private-sector businesses with 100 or more employees must follow his most recent vaccine mandate or pay a possible fine of up to $14,000 per violation. The order would impact upwards of 80 million Americans.
According to the bill markup, …
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