Bloomberg Law
Nov. 4, 2021, 12:47 PMUpdated: Nov. 4, 2021, 3:51 PM

Workplace Vaccination Rule Released as Red States Vow to Sue (1)

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

OSHA has issued a federal rule mandating Covid-19 vaccinations or at least weekly testing for workers at U.S. companies with 100 or more employees.

The OSHA rules are a key pillar of President Joe Biden’s push to use employer mandates to drive up vaccination totals nationally. Biden already has expanded the rules for federal workers and contractors, which will take effect over the next five weeks, requiring vaccination and offering no alternative for regular testing. The OSHA rules, while less strenuous, essentially extend that push widely into the private sector.

Biden—elected in part on a pledge to quell the pandemic—views ...

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