The Supreme Court today, Jan/ 13, has blocked the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court does allow a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.
Read the ruling here.
Justices Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan dissented from the decision to block the vax-or-test rule for workplaces of 100 or more employees. Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch and Barrett dissented from the decision to allow the health care vaccine mandate to take effect nationwide.
#BREAKING: The Supreme Court of the United States has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees of large businesses be vaccinated or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask while working: https://t.co/SDAzkNuroj
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) January 13, 2022