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Justices Appear Sharply Divided Over Biden Vaccine Mandates
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

Supreme Court
Supreme Court Weighs Vaccine Rules Affecting More Than 80M Workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up two major Biden administration efforts to bump up the nation's vaccination rate against COVID-19 at a time of spiking coronavirus cases because of the omicron variant. The justices on the conservative-oriented court... Read More

Supreme Court
Supreme Court to Hold Special Hearing on Biden Vaccine Mandates
2021-12-23 13:52:05
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Wednesday night that it will hold a special hearing in January to consider the constitutionality of vaccine mandates imposed by the Biden administration. Both of the cases the justices will hear on Friday, Jan.... 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

Employment
Federal Court Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors
2021-12-07 21:26:24
by Dan McCue

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A federal judge in Georgia has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its vaccine mandate for federal contractors, handing a victory to several state attorneys general who argued the mandate created an unfair economic burden. Presiding in... Read More

Cities
NYC to Expand COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates to Children
2021-12-06 22:33:13
by Brock Blasdell

NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday that, in an effort to combat the omicron variant, children aged 5-11 will soon be required to present proof of at least one COVID-19 vaccination before they can enter any... Read More

Litigation
6th Circuit to Oversee Lawsuits of Employer Vaccination Mandate
2021-11-16 23:02:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will preside over all litigation stemming from the Biden administration’s decision to require companies with at least 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing, the U.S. Judicial Panel on... 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

White House
President, CEOs, Biz Leaders Meet on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden was meeting Wednesday with the CEOs of Walt Disney and Columbia Sportswear, and other business executives and leaders leaders to discuss  his recently announced vaccine requirement for companies  that employ at least 100 people. ... Read More

Opinion Polls
Half of US Workers Favor Employee Shot Mandate: AP-NORC poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Half of American workers are in favor of vaccine requirements at their workplaces, according to a new poll, at a time when such mandates gain traction following the federal government's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. ... Read More

Education
New York City to Require All Education Staff to Be Vaccinated
2021-08-23 17:35:06
by Dan McCue

NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce new guidelines for the reopening of city schools that will require every Department of Education employee to have received at least one dose of the coronavirus... Read More

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