WASHINGTON—Several influential industry groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, met White House officials on Friday and raised concerns about labor shortages and coronavirus testing requirements as the administration races to implement a plan to require private-sector workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) conducted the meetings virtually, with some scheduled for Monday, among which will be the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the Business Roundtable, and the National Association of Manufacturers, according to public filings. The industry groups requested the meetings, which are part of the rulemaking process. Other powerful groups and companies such as the HR Policy Association, a forum for the largest U.S. employers, and automaker Chrysler parent Stellantis discussed the mandate with OMB officials on Thursday. The HR Policy Association emphasized that businesses want to be a partner to boost vaccination rates, according to Roger King, the group’s senior labor …https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics

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