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Vaccine mandates

NEW ORLEANS — A Fifth Circuit panel reaffirmed its stay blocking the enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency mandate requiring employees of covered employers to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or take weekly tests and wear a mask. The panel determined the mandate is “underinclusive” and that indicates its “true purpose is not to enhance workplace safety, but instead to ramp up vaccine uptake by any means necessary.”

Read the opinion here.

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