September 17, 2021

Raytheon requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Employees are required to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1

raytheon sign hero A sign for missile-maker Raytheon.
AZPM Staff

Raytheon announced this week that it will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 1st. In a statement, the company said the move is meant to reduce COVID-19 transmission in the community and office.

Tucson is home to Raytheon’s Missiles and Defense headquarters and is Southern Arizona’s largest employer, with 14,700 employees.

A source familiar with the policy told Reuters that the company could take disciplinary action against employees that do not comply, “up to and including termination.”

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