Thursday, 18 November 2021 09:19

OSHA Halts Implementation of Workplace Vaccine Mandate After Court Order

Written by Dan McCaleb, The Center Square


...the center of the Fifth Circuit court's two rulings.


"I am proud to be in this fight on behalf of not just my employees, but all Americans," Trosclair said in a statement after the second Fifth Circuit decision. "It's wrong for the federal government to order me to interfere in the private medical decisions of my team members or to impose insurmountable costs on my businesses."


The Biden administration says the mandate is necessary to protect workers and end the pandemic.


But the Fifth Circuit said the "mandate is a one-size-fits-all sledgehammer that makes hardly any attempt to account for differences in workplaces (and workers)," its ruling states.


Ultimately, the lawsuits likely are to be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court. Daniel Suhr, managing attorney with the Liberty Justice Center, said the consolidated cases could be in front of the Supreme Court as early as December.


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