Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for businesses, allows health worker mandate to proceed

1/13/2022 10:56:00 PM

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine-or-testing rule for larger businesses but allows mandate for health care workers to proceed:

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Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine-or-testing rule for larger businesses but allows mandate for health care workers to proceed:

The court’s orders Thursday during a spike in coronavirus cases was a mixed bag for the administration’s efforts to boost the vaccination rate among Americans.

“OSHA has never before imposed such a mandate. Nor has Congress. Indeed, although Congress has enacted significant legislation addressing the COVID–19 pandemic, it has declined to enact any measure similar to what OSHA has promulgated here,” the conservatives wrote in an unsigned opinion.

In dissent, the court’s three liberals argued that it was the court that was overreaching by substituting its judgments for health experts. “Acting outside of its competence and without legal basis, the Court displaces the judgments of the Government officials given the responsibility to respond to workplace health emergencies,” Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a joint dissent.

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S. businesses with at least 100 employees. Sotomayor has diabetes, and is therefore considered at greater risk of serious complications if she contracts COVID. More than 80 million people would have been affected. The court's order Thursday during a spike in coronavirus cases deals a blow to the administration's efforts to boost the vaccination rate among Americans. “OSHA has never before imposed such a mandate. Breyer did not attend on Tuesday out of “an abundance of caution” after a rapid test result showed he was positive for COVID. Nor has Congress. businesses with at least 100 employees.

Indeed, although Congress has enacted significant legislation addressing the COVID–19 pandemic, it has declined to enact any measure similar to what OSHA has promulgated here,” the conservatives wrote in an unsigned opinion. Breyer, who sits on the other side of Sotomayor at the Court — one seat away from Gorsuch — from the virus, as he is 83 years old.S. In dissent, the court’s three liberals argued that it was the court that was overreaching by substituting its judgments for health experts. “Acting outside of its competence and without legal basis, the Court displaces the judgments of the Government officials given the responsibility to respond to workplace health emergencies,” Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a joint dissent. Earlier this month, the conservative bloc of justices, which comprise a majority of the Court’s bench, appeared ready to block those new rules during oral arguments. The vaccine mandate that the court will allow to be enforced nationwide covers virtually all health care workers in the country.S. More than 208 million Americans, 62. More than 140,000 Americans have been hospitalized each day , on average, over the course of the past week, with more than 1,700 Americans dying on each of those days. In dissent, the court’s three liberals argued that it was the court that was overreaching by substituting its judgment for that of health experts.

7% of the population, are fully vaccinated, and more than a third of those have received booster shots, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All nine justices have gotten booster shots.C. “OSHA has never before imposed such a mandate. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Sponsored . In dissent, the court's three liberals argued that it was the court that was overreaching by substituting its judgments for health experts. In addition, business groups attacked the OSHA emergency regulation as too expensive and likely to cause workers to leave their jobs at a time when finding new employees already is difficult.