Bloomberg Law
Dec. 18, 2021, 12:10 AMUpdated: Dec. 18, 2021, 2:21 AM

Biden Shot-or-Test Rule Freed From Court Order Blocking It (2)

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The Biden administration’s emergency Covid-19 shot-or-test rule for large employers can go into effect now that a federal appeals court in Cincinnati lifted another tribunal’s order that had blocked the measure.

A divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit granted the administration’s request Friday to dissolve the Fifth Circuit’s Nov. 6 stay on the regulation. The harm caused by keeping the emergency temporary standard frozen outweighs any damage that would stem from letting it go into effect, the court said.

“Fundamentally, the ETS is an important step in curtailing the transmission of a deadly ...

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