Appeals court OKs Biden federal employee vaccine mandate

Appeals court OKs Biden federal employee vaccine mandate

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s requirement that all federal employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 was upheld Thursday by a federal appeals court.

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Canadian police regain control of downtown Ottawa

Canadian police regain control of downtown Ottawa

Canadian police fenced off parts of downtown Ottawa on Sunday to reestablish control of the capital city after a weekend crackdown ended the so-called Freedom Convoy protest against COVID-19 restrictions. Officers made 191 arrests and towed nearly 80 vehicles. Truckers started the demonstration more than three weeks ago, blocking city streets with parked trucks to protest a vaccine mandate on cross-border truck drivers.The demonstration grew as others came to express opposition to other coronavirus restrictions. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week invoked emergency powers to give the government authority to shut down the protest. Police said they had gathered intelligence on departing protesters “to make sure that these illegal activities don’t return to our streets.”

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Supreme Court to review New York City schools vaccine mandate despite Sotomayor’s denial

Supreme Court to review New York City schools vaccine mandate despite Sotomayor’s denial

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court said Wednesday that it will consider a renewed request from New York City teachers and staff to block a vaccine mandate due their religious objections, despite an earlier denial by Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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US Army to discharge soldiers who refuse Covid vaccine

US Army to discharge soldiers who refuse Covid vaccine

This post was originally published on this site The US Army announced Wednesday it will begin discharging soldiers who refuse to comply with a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination rule. “Unvaccinated Soldiers present risk to the force and jeopardize readiness,” Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth said in a statement. “We will...

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US Supreme Court to hear challenges to COVID vaccine mandates

US Supreme Court to hear challenges to COVID vaccine mandates

This post was originally published on this site The US Supreme Court is to hear challenges on Friday to President Joe Biden’s bid to impose Covid vaccination mandates on millions of American workers. After months of public appeals to hesitant or reluctant Americans to get their shots, Biden turned up...

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Postal Service requests temporary exemption from Biden’s vaccine rule

Postal Service requests temporary exemption from Biden’s vaccine rule

This post was originally published on this siteAn agency spokesperson said a waiver would “ensure that its ability to deliver mail and packages is not hindered.”

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As omicron spreads, will colleges go online, require COVID booster shots? What we know

As omicron spreads, will colleges go online, require COVID booster shots? What we know

This post was originally published on this siteColleges’ plans are changing daily as the omicron variant spreads. Some universities are putting classes online or pushing students to get boosters.     

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The Supreme Court to hold a hearing on Biden’s vaccine and testing mandate

The Supreme Court to hold a hearing on Biden’s vaccine and testing mandate

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Karen Harned of the National Federation of Independent Business, about its opposition to OSHA’s vaccine and testing requirements for private employers.

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Will Biden’s vaccine mandates survive the Supreme Court?

Will Biden’s vaccine mandates survive the Supreme Court?

This post was originally published on this site  Michelle Budge, Deseret News This week, the Supreme Court will hear challenges to two of the Biden administration’s federal vaccine mandates President Joe Biden’s effort to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic with vaccine mandates has faced pushback from the beginning. But this week,...

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The Supreme Court has upheld state and local vaccine mandates. That may not save Biden’s.

The Supreme Court has upheld state and local vaccine mandates. That may not save Biden’s.

This post was originally published on this siteA Supreme Court that has declined to block several types of vaccine mandates is now considering whether to allow the Biden administration to require millions of Americans to get Covid-19 vaccines.

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