As we prepare for the work week . . . Here's a peek at the new rules for laborers both middle-class and lower on the food chain.

An important peek at the rules . . .

"The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced earlier this year that U.S. employers can require that all workers physically present in the workplace be vaccinated against COVID-19."

Real talk . . .

The dearth of employment protections in Republican-controlled red states help employers hold a tremendous amount of power over the lives of their workers. Don't look for the GOP to crackdown on corporations and small biz any time soon and as midterm donation campaign season approaches.

On the bright side, this might be yet another benefit for higher-level executives and consultants to stay at home and pretend to work their b.s. jobs.

To be fair, even Prez Trump is now encouraging his followers to take the vaxx to no avail . . .

Alabama crowd boos when Trump encourages Covid vaccines

Donald Trump was booed by crowds in Alabama at his "Save America" rally when he recommended they get vaccinated against Covid. The former president told his supporters: "I believe totally in your freedoms, I do, you've got to do what you've got to do. But I recommend take the vaccines."

Read more via news link of this local story identifying a trend . . .

Job Posts Requiring COVID-19 Vaccinations Rise

​More employers are requiring that applicants be vaccinated against COVID-19, and that shift is being reflected in job listings, according to a recent analysis. The percentage of job postings stating that a new hire must be vaccinated has doubled in the past month, according to the job search site Indeed.