Bloomberg Law
Dec. 30, 2021, 9:19 PM

Biden Asks Supreme Court to Keep Vaccine-or-Test Rule in Force

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The Biden administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reject calls to halt its Covid-19 shot-or-test rule for large employers while litigation against the measure proceeds at a federal appeals court in Cincinnati.

Federal workplace safety regulators properly determined that the coronavirus is a new hazard, exposure to it presents a grave danger to unvaccinated workers, and an emergency regulation was necessary to protect them from getting infected on the job, government lawyers told the justices in a brief Thursday.

The high court’s decision could determine the practical impact of the shot-or-test rule, which is set to expire in its ...

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