Biden Vaccine Push Hobbled by Courts as Onus Shifts to Business

Jan. 13, 2022, 10:17 PM

States and businesses will have to decide for themselves whether American workers should be required to get coronavirus shots, after President Joe Biden’s flagship vaccination mandate was gutted by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The court on Thursday blocked Biden’s workplace health rule that would have required companies with 100 or more employees to either mandate Covid-19 vaccination or weekly testing. A separate rule, requiring vaccination for federal contractors, earlier stalled amid legal fights.

WATCH: A divided U.S. Supreme Court blocked an Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule that would have required 80 million workers to get shots or periodic tests. David Westin explains.
Source: Bloomberg

Taken together, the court decisions exempt millions of workers from measures Biden announced in the fall as vaccinations slowed and the delta variant fueled a ...

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