HomeWorldUS Withdraws Covid Vaccination-or-Testing Mandate For Businesses

US Withdraws Covid Vaccination-or-Testing Mandate For Businesses

Washington: On Tuesday, Joe Biden administration formally withdrew the Covid vaccination-or-testing mandate for large businesses. The mandate was earlier struck down by the Supreme Court.

The occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) said that although it was withdrawing the mandate it strongly encourages vaccination of workers against the prevailing dangers posed by Covid-19 in the workplace.

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court had blocked Biden administration’s vaccination-or-testing mandate for businesses with 100 employees or more. Unvaccinated employees will have to present weekly negative tests, and wear face masks while at work.

The Supreme Court’s six conservative justices blocked the mandate saying, “Although Congress has indisputably given OSHA the power to regulate occupational dangers, it has not given that agency the power to regulate public health more broadly.”

The three liberal justices disagreed with the ruling saying that it hinders the federal government’s ability to counter the unprecedented threat that Covid-19 poses to the nation’s work force.

[responsivevoice_button buttontext="Listen This Post" voice="Hindi Female"]

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

RELATED ARTICLES

Trending News

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma’s wild celebration down the stairs after the victory at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

After Tim David's fiery fifty and Daniel Sams' impressive cameo took Australia to 186 for seven, India lost both...

Ghulam Nabi Azad announced the name of his new party after his exit from the Congress

Veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday announced the name of his new party almost a month after his...

People light a fire during a protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in Iran

The demonstrations that erupted more than a week ago at the funeral of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini have...

65 patrol points on the Ladakh LAC which do not constitute the Indian line of claim

When Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was asked about the withdrawal of PLA troops from Patrol Point 15 in the...