This Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) is between Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. (“Company”), and the Service Trades Council Union (“Union”), collectively referred to as the “Parties” with respect to the 2017 Full Time and Part Time Agreements between the Parties (“Agreements”) regarding the Company’s implementation of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for certain positions covered under the Agreements.
Based on the recommendations of scientists, local, state and federal health officials and the Company’s own medical professionals that COVID-19 vaccines provide the best protection against severe COVID-19 infection, the Company will require all active Employees whose duties include working on-site to be fully vaccinated by October 22, 2021. “Fully vaccinated” is defined as someone who is at least two (2) weeks past the completion of their COVID-19 vaccination schedule of a Federal Drug Administration (FDA) authorized vaccine. This currently means two (2) weeks after the second Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
1. Employees will be notified of the new requirement and must provide verification of their COVID-19 vaccination by October 22, 2021.
2. required COVID 19 vaccination due to a disability or medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance.