Tyson Foods Strikes Deal With Unions on Covid-19 Vaccines, Sick Pay

Tyson Foods Inc. said it secured labor unions’ support for its Covid-19 vaccine mandate, with the company agreeing to a new paid sick leave policy for plant workers.

The company said the agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union and the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union, which together represent about 80% of Tyson’s unionized employees, would keep workers safe and help Tyson’s recruitment efforts.