On January 21st, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Biden Administration cannot enforce its vaccine mandate for federal employees, issuing an injunction that halts the requirement nationwide.
On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a vaccine-or-testing mandate for large employers. However, the court allowed a mandate requiring health care workers at facilities receiving federal money to be vaccinated.
The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will hear oral arguments on the following two vaccination mandates.
Knox Law employees recently contributed to two holiday charity programs: SafeNet's Christmas Gift Program and our Holiday Auction, donating over $2,000 total two three local nonprofits.
On Tuesday, December 7th, a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction on the vaccine mandate for federal contractors.
While the future of the recent OSHA ETS is up in the air for now, this does not mean employers should halt plans for compliance. The Fifth Circuit’s opinion may not be indicative of how another circuit may ultimately rule. Cautious employers may want to move forward with plans for compliance while also closely monitoring the legal advancements.