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Appeals court stays vaccine mandate on larger businesses

A federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted the Biden administration’s vaccine requirement for businesses with 100 or more workers. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted an emergency stay of the requirement by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration that those workers be vaccinated by Jan. 4 or face mask requirements and

Vaccine mandates

Governor Ducey Statement On Federal Control Over Private Businesses

Governor Doug Ducey today released a statement that Arizona will challenge the Biden administration’s overreaching vaccine mandates for private employers. “In Arizona, the vaccine first became available in December of 2020, and then became available to anyone who wants it in March of this year. It is readily available for any eligible Arizonan who wants

Vaccine mandates

White House orders workplace vaccinations, state officials vow fight

Just hours after the Biden administration issued regulations Thursday to require that businesses mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers, Arizona officials were vowing to fight what one called a “direct attack” on personal liberty. But health officials welcomed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration move that they said will save lives and is well within

State

Governor Ducey Statement On OSHA Overreach

Governor Doug Ducey today released a statement in response to the Biden administration’s threat to revoke the Industrial Commission of Arizona’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration authority. “The federal government’s threat to strip the ICA of its OSHA authority is nothing short of a political stunt and desperate power grab,” said Governor Ducey. “The ICA

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