Starbucks Scraps Vaccine Mandate — Here’s How Large Companies Are Responding To Supreme Court Ruling

Topline Starbucks is reversing its vaccine mandate for employees following the Supreme Court decision halting President Joe Biden’s mandate for large employers, the company said in a message to employees, becoming one of the first major companies to walk back its plans to require shots. A Starbucks logo hangs in the window of one of…

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Mayo Clinic fires 700 workers who failed to comply with Covid vaccine mandate

The Mayo Clinic is firing roughly 700 employees who failed to comply with the nonprofit medical center’s mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy. Workers at the Mayo Clinic had been given until Monday to get their first dose of a vaccine or obtain a medical or religious exemption to the rule. They were also expected not to delay on receiving…

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Court allows Biden employer vaccine mandate to take effect; Supremes Next…

A federal appeals court panel on Friday allowed President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for larger private employers to move ahead, reversing a previous decision on a requirement that could affect some 84 million U.S workers.The 2-1 decision by a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati overrules a decision by…

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Senate passes resolution to repeal Biden vaccine mandate, with help of two Democrats

The Senate passed a resolution Wednesday to repeal President Joe Biden’s vaccination-or-testing mandate for private sector employers in a bipartisan rebuke of a key component of the White House’s Covid-19 strategy.The measure, which needed only a simple majority to advance, passed in a 52-48 vote.It was supported by every Republican and two moderate Democrats: Sen.…

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Judge halts Biden vaccine mandate for health workers in 10 states

A federal court on Monday temporarily halted the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health workers at hospitals that receive federal funding.The ruling by a Missouri-based federal judge applies to health care employees in the 10 states that sued to block the administration’s Nov. 5 rule. Those states are Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Mis

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Biden administration to delay enforcement of federal worker vaccine mandate until next year

WASHINGTON — Federal workers will not be punished for failing to comply with President Joe Biden’s vaccination mandate until next year, the White House announced Monday.The deadline for federal workers to receive the vaccine or face suspension or firing was Nov. 22. The White House said 96.5% of the 3.5 million employee workforce, the country’s…

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11 states file suit against Biden’s business vaccine mandate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than two dozen Republican-led states filed lawsuits Friday challenging President Joe Biden’s vaccine requirement for private companies, setting up a high-stakes legal showdown pitting federal authority against states’ rights.The requirement issued Thursday by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration applies to businesses with more than 100 employees. Their…

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Businesses have until after the holidays to implement Biden Covid vaccine mandate

US President Joe Biden gives an update on the Covid-19 response and vaccination program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 14, 2021.Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty ImagesThe Biden administration ordered U.S. companies Thursday to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated by Jan. 4 or regularly tested for…

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Around 5 percent of unvaccinated adults quit their jobs over Covid vaccine mandates, survey shows

Five percent of unvaccinated adults say they have left a job due to a vaccine mandate, according to a survey released Thursday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.This early read on whether workers will actually quit their jobs over mandates comes as more employers are requiring shots. One-quarter of workers surveyed by KFF in October said…

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U.S. Judge upholds COVID-19 vaccine requirement for those with ‘natural immunity’

Sept 30 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge upheld the University of California’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement against a challenge by a professor who alleged he had immunity due to a prior coronavirus infection, in what appears to be the first ruling on the issue.U.S. District Court Judge James Selna in Santa Ana, California, said the university…

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Missouri businesses, protesters slam Biden’s vaccine mandate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers, business lobbyists and protesters on Wednesday railed against President Joe Biden’s planned vaccine mandate for large companies.Business groups warned a panel of House legislators that Biden’s plan would be catastrophic to small companies as protesters held handmade signs and rallied in the Capitol rotunda. Biden announced last week…

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Poll Finds Biden’s Vaccine Mandates Broadly Popular Despite GOP Outcry

Topline New polling suggests a majority of voters approve of the sweeping vaccine measures President Joe Biden announced last week despite widespread rebukes from Republican lawmakers and governors, some of whom called for open resistance to the new measures. US President Joe Biden waves as he walks to Marine One prior to departure from the…

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Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied students’ request to block Indiana University’s vaccine mandate

The Supreme Court allowed Indiana University to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. A group of students asked the court to block the requirement, a request that lower courts denied. The case is the first legal battle over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate to reach the Supreme Court. LoadingSomething is loading. The Supreme Court on…

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