The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine or test mandate for jobs with more than 100 employees.
The court allows vaccine mandates for healthcare professionals at federally funded hospitals and clinics nationwide.
Justices voted 6-3 to abolish the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for private companies and large workplaces.
BREAKING: Supreme Court BLOCKS federal government COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirements for large jobs. THE COURT ALLOWS a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health facilities to take effect across the country.
– SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) January 13, 2022
The court also voted 5-4 to allow a vaccine mandate for workers at health facilities receiving Medicare and Medicaid.
27 Republican governors asked the court to block vaccine mandates proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The Biden administration had asked the court to allow vaccine mandates for health professionals.