AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Pantex has suspended the contractual requirement for all Pantex and Y-12 employees to be vaccinated or have a valid exemption at this time, according to Pantex.

The move comes in response to the guidance from the Office of Management and Budget and the Safer Federal Workforce Task and the Biden Administration September order, which required all federal employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by Jan. 4, Pantex added.