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OSHA Vaccine Mandate for Large Organizations Blocked

By Net Assets posted 9 days ago


(from CNN and the Washington Post) The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden's vaccine and testing requirement aimed at large organizations, but it allowed a vaccine mandate for certain health care workers to go into effect nationwide. The court's decision that large companies do not have to force workers to get coronavirus shots or tests leaves employers facing a patchwork of clashing state policies over their role in protecting their workforces from the surging pandemic. While some employers are glad to be relieved of the requirement, others saw it as an opportunity to require vaccinations of their workers who may have expressed reluctance. Thursday’s order does not permanently kill the rule. Instead, the justices blocked it while they consider litigation against OSHA’s requirement.

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