White House orders Businesses to proceed with Joe Biden Vaccine Mandate

US President Joe Biden Vaccine Mandate Law Insider

Alka Verma

Published On: November 09, 2021 at 12:30 IST

The White House stated that all businesses should move forward with the Vaccine and testing requirements of President Joe Biden for private businesses.

“People should not wait. They should continue to move forward and make sure they’re getting their workplace vaccinated,” stated Karine Jean-Pierre, Deputy Press Secretary of White House.

The White Court gave the order although a Federal Appeals Court ordered a temporary halt on these rules.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuithalted the rules after several Attorneys, as well as Businessmen, requested the Court for a pause.

“The Petitions give cause to believe there are grave statutory and constitutional issues with the Mandate,” stated the Court while putting the halt.

The Petitioners before the Court stated that the necessities mentioned in Biden’s rule are exceeding the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and moreover, it is an Unconstitutional Delegation of power to the executive branch by Congress.

However, the Biden Government asked the Court to stop this pause stating that the claims of companies are premature.

The Biden Government also stated that “Pausing the requirements would likely cost dozens or even hundreds of lives per day as the virus spreads.”

The Labor Department’s top lawyer, Seema Nanda, stated that the Biden Administration is fully prepared to defend this standard in Court.

More than 750,000 people have succumbed to death from COVID in the U.S. since the pandemic began.

Moreover, around 1,100 people succumb to death from COVID in a day and more than 71,000 people a day are newly infected.

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