Tag: vaccine

  • Biden administration implements vaccine mandate through emergency rulemaking

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    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Nov. 4 issued an emergency rule effective immediately to implement President Joe Biden’s (D) proposed vaccine mandate on certain private business employees. The rule requires the roughly 80 million individuals who work for companies with 100 or more employees to receive a COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccine or undergo weekly testing.…

  • Fifteen states have issued a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

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    Since August 2021, 15 states have announced vaccine requirements for healthcare workers. Thirteen states have a Democratic trifecta. In Maryland and Massachusetts, the governor is a Republican but the state legislature is controlled by Democrats. Eleven states do not allow healthcare workers to choose between getting a vaccine and getting regularly tested. Delaware, Maryland, and…

  • Public-sector union responses to COVID-19 vaccine mandates

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    Exploring public-sector union responses to COVID-19 vaccine mandates Public-sector unions have issued a range of responses to federal and state mandates requiring government workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine. However, most unions state that they should have input on how such policies are implemented.  Public-sector union responses to federal vaccine mandate On Sept. 9, President…