August 15, 2022
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Court re-establishes compulsory vaccinations in US companies

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The court overturned a ban suspending the provision for companies with more than 100 employees to apply for the vaccine against the Covit-19 vaccine or the weekly negative test.| Photo: Neil Hall / EFE

A U.S. Court of Appeals has overturned a restraining order reinstating Joe Biden’s government rule setting a deadline for companies with more than 100 employees to be vaccinated against Covit-19 or tested weekly for a negative corona virus infection.

The move, which will take effect on January 4, has been put on hold By a restraining order issued by the Court of Appeals for the fifth round of New Orleans in November. This Friday (17), by application of the rule, the Sixth Court of Appeals of Cincinnati.

According to CNBC, the court found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a U.S. Department of Labor organization, has “demonstrated widespread risk to workers — especially non-vaccinated workers.” Their workplaces. “

Regarding the arguments of the plaintiffs (state attorneys governed by Republicans, corporations and employers’ associations), the court argued that this rule would create costs for the private sector, demonstrating the possibility of implementing the economic analysis standard conducted by OSHA. Temporary emergency.