OSHA halts enforcement of Biden’s vaccine mandate following court block

OSHA halts enforcement of Biden’s vaccine mandate following court block


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced on Wednesday it has suspended all “activities related to the implementation and enforcement” of the Biden administration’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate for employers.

BREAKING REPORT: OSHA Suspends Enforcement of Vaccine Mandate After Most Recent Court Ruling…

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“While OSHA remains confident in its authority to protect workers in emergencies, OSHA has suspended activities related to the implementation and enforcement of the ETS pending future developments in the litigation,” the agency announced.

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The announcement comes after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit blocked Biden’s vaccine mandate, forcing private businesses with 100 or more employees to ensure their employees are vaccinated agaisnt Covid-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested

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