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Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Large Businesses; Health Care Worker Mandate Stands
Supreme Court
Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Large Businesses; Health Care Worker Mandate Stands
2022-01-13 20:25:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on businesses that employ 100 or more workers, but in a separate ruling allowed a mandate on health care workers to proceed. In... Read More

Supreme Court
Justices Appear Sharply Divided Over Biden Vaccine Mandates
2022-01-07 19:17:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — In a rare Friday hearing, the Supreme Court this morning considered to what extent the Biden administration can impose COVID-19 vaccine mandates on large employers and health care workers. Throughout the oral arguments on the consolidated cases National... Read More

Business
OSHA Moves Forward on Implementing Vaccine Mandate
2021-12-22 17:07:01
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently dissolved the stay of the emergency temporary standard mandating all businesses with 100 or more employees require staff to get fully vaccinated or undergo weekly testing.  “OSHA is... Read More

Political News
White House Vaccine Mandate in Limbo as Deadline Approaches
2021-12-16 13:16:59
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration issued an emergency rule in November mandating all businesses with 100 or more employees require staff to get fully vaccinated or undergo weekly testing. Set to take effect on Jan. 4 and be enforced by... Read More

Health
Biden Administration Suspends Enforcement of Vaccine Mandate
2021-11-17 22:21:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday suspended enforcement of a vaccine mandate on private companies with 100 or more employees. The decision, which was carried out through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, comes less than a week after... Read More

Health
Biden Administration Publishes Vaccine Mandate for Large Businesses
2021-11-04 14:15:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration rolled out a new COVID-19 vaccine mandate Thursday morning, giving large companies until Jan. 4 to ensure that their workforces are fully vaccinated. In a conference call with reporters Wednesday night, a senior administration official... Read More

Employment
OSHA Will Issue Federal Heat Standard for U.S. Workplaces 
2021-09-22 20:51:59
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON -- Extreme heat has played a role in worsening health outcomes, especially for minority communities and for construction and farm workers at risk of heat stroke.  In response to rising temperatures due to climate change, the Occupational Safety and... Read More

Health
Face Masks Are Piling Up In Warehouses, Indy Makers Say
2021-03-04 20:54:19
by Dan McCue

AUSTIN, Texas – It was a dire situation that Lloyd Armbrust can almost laugh about now.  A global pandemic had swept across the United States, a baby was on the way, and Armbrust, hard as he tried, could not find... Read More

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