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United is 1st airline to require employees to get vaccinated

The company will exempt employees with a medical or religious reason.

INDIANAPOLIS — Here's Allison Gormly's "What's the Deal" report for Friday, Aug. 6.

United Airlines requires employee vaccination

A major airline is making its employees get vaccinated against COVID-19.

United Airlines is the first major airline to do so, telling its nearly 67,000 U.S. employees to make it happen by fall, The Wall Street Journal reported. 

Any person who refuses will need to leave, unless they can provide proof of religious or medical reasons.

Student loan payment pause extended

The pause on federal student loan payments won't end next month after all.

The White House announced Friday that instead of ending in September, the moratorium will go until January 2022.

The student loan payment pause began in March 2020, when Congress passed the CARES Act

Dehumidifiers recalled for fire risk

Two million dehumidifiers are being recalled because of a fire risk.

The dehumidifiers are sold under 20 different brand names, including Whirlpool and Honeywell.

There are more than 100 incidents of the recalled items overheating or catching fire, causing $17 million in damage.

No injuries have been reported. 

To get a refund, contact the manufacturer New Widetech.

Free oil changes for educators

Teachers can get a free oil change.

Participating Mazda dealerships are making it happen — even for educators who don't drive a Mazda.

The deal is good though the end of the summer. 

Catch more stories on how to save money - and time - in your day to day life. Just head to WTHR.com/WhatsTheDeal

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