vaccine mandate

Government, Business, Logistics

Vaccine Rule Raises Shipping Costs for Canadian Grocer

A customer exits a Metro Inc. grocery store in Toronto. A customer exits a Metro Inc. grocery store in Toronto. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

The head of one of Canada’s largest supermarket chains says the vaccine mandate for truckers crossing the U.S.-Canada border is raising the cost of shipping fresh food. But so far, it has had little impact on the retailer’s ability to stock shelves.

Derek Decloet | Bloomberg News
January 25, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

OSHA Formally Withdraws Its COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Supreme Court Supreme Court building by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is formally withdrawing its emergency temporary standard requiring large companies to require their employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, the agency announced Jan. 25.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 25, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

New Vaccine Rules Take Effect at Canadian Border

Canadian trucker heading toward U.S. border A driver heads back to the truck after stopping at Canadian Customs heading toward the U.S. at the border in St-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, on Jan. 14. (Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg News)

As of Jan. 15 new, tougher COVID-19 vaccine requirements took place for people to cross from the U.S. into Canada. That applies to truck drivers and other essential workers.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 18, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Breaking News

Supreme Court Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Rule for Large US Businesses

SCOTUS The Supreme Court building. (Bill Chizek/Getty Images)

The United States Supreme Court on Jan. 13 blocked enforcement of the Biden administration’s proposed sweeping vaccine rules, which would have required companies with more than 100 employees — including trucking companies — to ensure workers receive a COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 13, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Supreme Court to Hold Special Session on Vaccine Mandates

The Supreme Court Light from the morning sun illuminates the Supreme Court in Washington Dec. 3. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says it will hold a special session Jan. 7 to weigh challenges to two Biden administration policies covering vaccine requirements for millions of workers — policies that affect large employers and health care workers.

Jessica Gresko | Associated Press
December 22, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Appeals Court OKs Private Employer Vaccine Mandate

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A federal appeals court panel on Dec. 17 allowed President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for larger private employers to move ahead.

December 17, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Three-Judge Panel to Decide Appeal of Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

Judge in a courtroom signing papers and preparing to bang a gavel Worawee Meepian/Getty Images

The Cincinnati-based U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals said Dec. 15 that a three-judge panel — rather than the entire court — would rule on a challenge to President Joe Biden’s mandate that all private employers with at least 100 workers require them to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or wear masks and face weekly tests.

December 15, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Senate Resolution Rejects Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

The Senate side of the U.S. Capitol The Senate side of the U.S. Capitol. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — The Senate narrowly approved a resolution Dec. 8 to nullify the Biden administration’s requirement that businesses with 100 or more workers have their employees be vaccinated against the coronavirus or submit to weekly testing.

Kevin Freking | Associated Press
December 8, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Non-US Truckers Crossing Border Must Be Vaccinated Starting in January

Trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Canada coming into Detroit Trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge coming into Detroit from Canada. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully vaccinated beginning on Jan. 22, the administration is planning to announce.

Zeke Miller | Associated Press
November 23, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Cincinnati Court Chosen to Consider Biden Vaccine Mandate

A nurse gives a vaccine to a patient in Orange, Calif. Registered nurse Noleen Nobleza gives a COVID-19 vaccine shot to Julio Quinones at a clinic set up in the parking lot of CalOptima in Orange, Calif. (Jae C. Hong/Associated Press)

Challenges to President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers will be consolidated in the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Geoff Mulvihill | Associated Press
November 16, 2021