Bloomberg Law
Nov. 23, 2021, 1:37 PMUpdated: Nov. 24, 2021, 1:22 AM

U.S. Asks Sixth Circuit to Revive Biden’s Shot-or-Test Rule (3)

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The Biden administration asked a federal appeals court in Cincinnati to lift another court’s order blocking OSHA’s emergency rule that requires large employers to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or tested for it at least weekly.

The administration petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Tuesday to immediately dissolve the Fifth Circuit’s order freezing the shot-or-test regulation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has the authority to protect workers against Covid-19 despite the disease being caused by a virus that also exists outside the workplace, it said in the filing.

“Congress charged OSHA ...

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