Biden Administration Pushes Court to Lift Block on OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine MandateEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

COVID-19 presents a “grave danger” to businesses because the illness spreads in workplaces and people who haven’t gotten a vaccine continue to be hospitalized and die, the U.S. government told a court late Monday in trying to get a stay against its private employer COVID-19 vaccine mandate lifted. The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) unveiled the mandate as an emergency temporary standard last week for every business with 100 or more workers. A federal appeals court panel over the weekend stayed the mandate, or blocked it for now, citing “grave statutory and constitutional issues.” That stay should be lifted as the flurry of legal challenges against the mandate proceed, Biden administration lawyers asserted in a response to a request for a permanent injunction of the standard. Lawyers said the requests for relief are premature in part because the deadline for workers to get fully vaccinated is …Read More

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