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OSHA suspends enforcement of its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for major companies

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is complying with a court order and suspending the Biden administration’s enforcement of the Biden government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on large private companies.

In a statement shared on OSHA’s website, the agency said: “The court ordered that OSHA ‘take no steps to [Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)] ‘until further court order.'”

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The agency said it “remains confident in its authority to protect workers in emergencies”.

The suspension comes after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a suspension of mandate. In response to the court’s ruling, the Department of Justice said it will “vigorously defend” OSHA’s rules.

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OSHA had originally given employers with more than 100 employees a January 4 deadline to comply with Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and threatened thousands of dollars in fines for insurgent companies.

Michael Lee, Jake Gibson and Caitlin McFall of Fox News contributed to this article.