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, Section 21004 of the OSHA Act of 1970 would be changed to increase fines in the Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties section. The changes would increase the maximum penalty to $700,000 for willful and repeat violations; increase the minimum penalty to $50,000 for willful violations; and increase the maximum penalty for both serious and failure-to-abate violations to $70,000.
The markup also amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase penalties and fines. It increases maximum civil penalties to $132,270 for child labor violations, $601,150 for child labor violations that cause the death or serious injury of an employee under the age of 18, $20,740 for willful or repeated minimum wage or overtime violations and $11,620 for tip violations.
“The push to increase the fines up to $700,000 per willful and repeated violation was the anticipated emergency rule that OSHA will publish in the Federal Register allowing them jurisdiction to enforce Biden’s vac mandate on private companies,” Andrzejewski said.
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It appears the Biden administration, no one person could be thinking up all these bizarre ideas by themself, is courtin some form of rebellion by angering just about everybody in sight. That will seriously apply to Democrat donors who are also in the sights of the leftist mob. Businesses are fed up, states are fed up (some even blue), unions are fed up, people are fed up. Something’s in the wind!
I’ve not yet seen unions being fed up with this… Especially the teachers unions!
biden administration is modeling themselves after the nazi party.
take over your children and turn them on there parents and country.
create false narratives and the act on them.
book burnings will be coming soon.
Dems love a good book burning!
Yep… and… all of Presidents Trumps books will be first… along with all the history books in our public schools.
Have they not already burned/eliminated all the history books?
Let’s take a peek inside the demented mind of Joe Biden:
He wants to close down profitable aspects of the economy and overregulate so that prices skyrocket and we incur inflation. He wants to pay people not to work. He wants to tax and tax and tax—and then levy astronomical fines on businesses not complying with his vaccine mandate. So, businesses are hit from every angle. If more and more are forced to close, the availability of goods and services decreases—tax revenue falls—there are fewer job openings.
But the ol’ boy is going to build back better. Biden—you’re two bricks short of a load, buddy.
Is he going to fine all those Chinese, and other countries that make product for us too?
You lost me with the laughable opening line “Biden plans….”. Yea. Sure he does.
Let’s Go Brandon!
The “Socialist Democrat Party State” political officers, Gestapo, Woke and Cancel Culture are just getting started.
You will obey, be loyal and support the “Socialist Democrat Party State” or you will be classified as
“Enemies of the State”.
Someone who has a brain needs to explain to Biden that little story called the Boston Tea Party. Real patriots have a history of defying overreaching demands from clueless “leadership.”
What with Halloween coming soon, it should make fake Indian war paint and costumes readily available.