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Grijalva: On César Chávez’s 95th birthday, President Biden must deliver for farmworkers

On his 95th birthday, we are far from the justice César Chávez sought. But President Biden has a chance to be the leader who delivers fair wages, compensation, and justice for farmworkers by updating our labor laws and declaring a national, permanent heat standard.... Read more»

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As guest workers increase, so do concerns about wage cheating

From 2005 to 2020, U.S. employers around the country were ordered to pay more than $42.5 million in back wages to 69,000 workers who perform seasonal low-wage jobs on H-2A and H-2B visas - but labor advocates are worried that many more workers are being cheated.... Read more»

Arizona Republicans seek sovereignty over federal COVID mandates

Arizona Republican lawmakers seek sovereignty over federal COVID mandates in a slate of new bills. ... Read more»

Biden administration drops vaccine-or-test workplace rule

The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will withdraw an emergency mandate that would have required employees at large businesses to get the COVID-19 vaccine or test regularly for the virus.... Read more»

Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal workers

A Trump-appointed federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Friday blocking the requirement for federal employees to get inoculated against COVID-19, matching the federal contractor mandate already blocked by a nationwide injunction.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Supreme workplace hazards

In ruling that the Biden administration can’t force large businesses to enact vaccine mandates, the conservative majority of the United States Supreme Court argued that the coronavirus is not an “occupational work hazard.” Don’t worry if they’re wrong because every member of the Supreme Court is vaccinated, so they don’t have to deal with the coronavirus hazard at their workplace.... Read more»

Supreme Court blocks federal mandate for private workers to vaccinate or test

The Supreme Court gutted the Biden administration's pandemic-response strategy Thursday in a split decision - granting a stay of the vaccine-or-test mandate from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration - that puts a vaccine-or-test mandate for large businesses on ice. ... Read more»

Supreme Court leaves country in limbo over federal vaccine mandates

Businesses all but assured that the Supreme Court would issue guidelines on the new federal vaccine-or-test mandate set to take effect Monday got only crickets, creating national confusion about policy that prompted the justices to hold a special session last week. ... Read more»

Supreme Court appears wary of Biden's COVID vaccine-or-test employer mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared unconvinced Friday of the Biden administration’s authority to impose a vaccine-or-test mandate on private businesses, casting doubt on a key piece of the White House COVID-19 response.... Read more»

Backbone of Biden’s pandemic response faces high court dissection

An unusual session of arguments is on the horizon as the Supreme Court meets to consider vaccine mandates for large private companies and health care workers, a linchpin of the U.S. strategy for overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed over 800,000 Americans. ... Read more»

Supreme Court will hear challenges to Biden’s vaccine mandates

The Supreme Court agreed to take up challenges to President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates for large companies and health care workers, consolidating four applications into two cases that will be argued before the justices on Jan. 7. ... Read more»

Challenge to vaccine-or-test mandate could upend already shaky precedent on agency deference

American jurisprudence on vaccine mandates dates back over 100 years, but the Supreme Court will likely focus on a 40-year-old administrative precedent to determine if President Joe Biden can require COVID-19 vaccines and testing for large private businesses. ... Read more»

Challenges mount at high court over OSHA vaccine-or-test mandate

The Supreme Court received at least 11 emergency applications on Monday challenging the federal mandate for businesses with over 100 employees to require COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing. ... Read more»

Texas AG Paxton vows to take fight against federal vaccine mandate to Supreme Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton pledged to take his fight against a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate to the Supreme Court after the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in a 2-1 vote that the mandate set by the Biden administration could go back into effect.... Read more»

Senate votes to overturn Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

Senate Republicans, with the support of Democratic Senators Jon Tester of Montana and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, voted to scrap President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate that would require vaccinations at private businesses with 100 or more employees. ... Read more»

State lawmakers' anti-vaccine efforts may prove mostly symbolic

Since September, at least 14 GOP-controlled legislatures have debated bills that would undermine vaccine mandates and passed at least 13 new laws - but many of the new anti-vaccine mandate laws are either symbolic or vulnerable to federal preemption, or in some cases both.... Read more»

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