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Illinois expected to withdraw vaccine, testing mandate on larger public employers after Supreme Court ruling

(The Center Square) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Biden administration’s vaccine or testing mandate on private businesses, Illinois is expected to withdraw their mandate, which mirrored the federal one. The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate on private sector businesses with more than 100 employees. The […]

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U.S. Supreme Court blocks President Biden, OSHA’s vaccine-or-testing mandate for private businesses

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Biden’s OSHA-backed vaccine-or-testing mandate for private businesses. The court issued its ruling, saying that OSHA lacked the authority to impose the mandate. Three of the nine justices issued a dissenting opinion. The conservative justices said that 84 million Americans being ordered to either obtain a COVID–19 vaccine […]

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With U.S. Supreme Court challenge pending, Illinois adopts OSHA’s employer vaccine mandate

(The Center Square) – New rules filed by the Illinois Department of Labor on Friday adopt OSHA’s vaccine and testing mandates on employers with more than 100 employees. The state agency said the final rules are not open to appeal or challenge and adopt the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing […]

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Appeals court allows President Biden’s vaccine, testing mandate to be reinstated for private businesses

A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing mandate for large employers in the United States after the mandate was blocked by another court. In early November, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) filed an emergency temporary standard with various COVID rules. Under the standard, employers, who have more […]

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Federal court extends block on Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses

A federal appeals court on Friday extended their block on President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for large employers in the United States, saying the rule “grossly exceeds” OSHA’s authority. Last Friday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) filed an emergency temporary standard with various COVID rules. Under the standard, employers, who have more than […]

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Federal court temporarily halts Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses

A federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for large employers in the United States, saying there are “grave statutory and constitutional” issues with it. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday filed an emergency temporary standard with various COVID rules. Under the standard, employers, who have more than […]

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Millions of Illinois private-sector employees have until Jan. 4 to get COVID-19 vaccine or face weekly testing

(The Center Square) – Large employers in Illinois, and across the country, have until January 4 for their employees to comply with President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate or face weekly testing. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday filed an emergency temporary standard with various COVID rules. Under the standard, employers, who have more […]