US Supreme Court blocks federal vaccine mandate for large businesses

The US Supreme Court has blocked the Joe Biden administration’s rule requiring employees at large US businesses to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or be subject to frequent testing

The US Supreme Court has blocked the Joe Biden administration’s rule requiring employees at large US businesses to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or be subject to frequent testing, but it allowed the administration’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers receiving funds from the federal government to go ahead.

The High Court ruled 6–3 to block the vaccine-or-test mandate for private employers, with its conservative majority basing their ruling on the argument that the White House has overstepped its authority by imposing the rule devised by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on businesses with 100 or more employees, since Congress has not given OSHA the power to enact such a rule. The mandate would have affected more than 80 million people, Xinhua news…read more

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