The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) pulled the vaccine and testing mandate for businesses effective Jan. 26, the agency said in a statement posted to its website.
The Biden administration will end its legal battle over the mandate — at least for now. OSHA will ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to dismiss all cases related to the mandate, according to a Labor Department spokesperson.
“OSHA is evaluating the record and the evolving course of the pandemic,” the Labor Department spokesperson said. “OSHA has made no determinations at this time about when or if it will finalize a vaccination and testing rule.”
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