Tag: vaccine mandate

Health Care, Industry, Policy, State & Local

Biden admin dealt blow by Sixth Circuit ruling against vaccine mandate in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee

January 12, 2023

Via: Fox News

A federal appeals court has upheld a ban on forcing workers in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee who contract with the federal government to get a COVID-19 vaccine. An appeals court has affirmed a ban in three states on enforcing a […]

Health Care, Industry

Pentagon Scrambles to Prep New COVID Rules as Vaccine Mandate Nears End

January 5, 2023

Via: Government Executive

Pentagon leaders, who must scrap their COVID-vaccine mandate within three weeks, are trying to figure out what happens after that. The 2023 National Defense Authorization Act—signed into law by President Joe Biden Dec. 23—requires Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to rescind […]

Health Care, Industry, Workforce

Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

September 13, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden has the same authority to impose a COVID-19 vaccine requirement on federal workers that private employers have for their employees, an administration lawyer told a federal appeals court Tuesday. A lawyer for opponents of the vaccine requirement, […]

Health Care, Industry

Beijing appears to retract vaccine mandate after pushback

July 8, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

The Chinese capital Beijing appears to have backed off a plan to launch a vaccine mandate for entry into certain public spaces after pushback from residents. While not explicitly saying it had dropped the plan, a city official was quoted […]

Industry, Workforce

NYC workers face firing for not following vaccine mandate

February 11, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Several thousand New York City public workers could lose their jobs Friday if they don’t show they’ve complied with the city’s mandate requiring they receive at least two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. Though they represent about 1% of the […]

Health Care, Industry

Scholz’s party wants vaccine mandate decision this quarter

January 6, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Germany’s biggest governing party said Thursday that it aims for a final decision by the end of March on the introduction of a universal vaccine mandate against COVID-19. Parliament last month approved legislation that will require staff at hospitals and […]

Policy, State & Local

NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

December 6, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

All private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the mayor announced Monday, imposing one of the most aggressive vaccine rules in the nation. The move by Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

Health Care, Industry

White House asks agencies to delay consequences for vaccine mandate violations

November 29, 2021

Via: FCW

Agencies are being encouraged not to discipline unvaccinated feds beyond education, counseling and letters of reprimand until after holiday season. The Office of Management and Budget’s deputy director for management, Jason Miller, and the Office of Personnel Management’s director, Kiran […]

Defense, Health Care, Industry

Thousands of intel officers refusing vaccine risk dismissal

November 5, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Thousands of intelligence officers could soon face dismissal for failing to comply with the U.S. government’s vaccine mandate, leading some Republican lawmakers to raise concerns about removing employees from agencies critical to national security. Several intelligence agencies had at least […]

Health Care, Industry, Workforce

As COVID Hits Defense Factories, Some Workers Push Back on Vaccine Mandate

November 1, 2021

Via: Government Executive

Defense companies are preparing to lay off thousands of employees, largely factory workers, who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine before the Dec. 8 deadline. The CEOs of America’s largest defense companies this week warned these layoffs could delay weapon […]

Health Care, Industry

Biden vaccine mandate splits US on party lines: AP-NORC poll

September 30, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

A survey of Americans on President Joe Biden’s plan to require most workers to get either vaccinated or regularly tested for COVID-19 finds a deep and familiar divide: Democrats are overwhelmingly for it, while most Republicans are against it. With […]

Health Care, Industry

Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans

September 10, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans — private-sector employees as well as health care workers and federal contractors — in an all-out […]