UPDATE: OSHA officially halts nationwide enforcement of Biden “vaccine mandate” following federal court order

TheCOVIDBlog.com
November 18, 2021

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has spoken, and the Biden Administration is cooperating to avoid contempt of court charges.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was tasked with enforcing the Biden vaccine mandate, which is technically called “OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).” The mandate went into effect on November 5 and was officially published as 86 Fed. Reg. 61402. But several states and private companies immediately challenged the Constitutionality of the mandate that same day.

We provided extended analysis of the Fifth Circuit decision this past Monday.

RELATED: Legal Update: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirms stay on Biden vaccine mandate, calls it “fatally flawed” (November 15, 2021)

 

The Court issued an immediate injunction, enjoining enforcement of the Executive Order on November 6, pending a response from the Biden Administration. The preliminary injunction was reaffirmed last Friday. OSHA updated its website today, confirming that it has suspended all activities related to enforcement and implementation of the vaccine mandate as a result of the Fifth Circuit’s decision.

“On November 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted a motion to stay OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, published on November 5, 2021 (86 Fed. Reg. 61402) (“ETS”).

The court ordered that OSHA “take no steps to implement or enforce” the ETS “until further court order.” While OSHA remains confident in its authority to protect workers in emergencies, OSHA has suspended activities related to the implementation and enforcement of the ETS pending future developments in the litigation.”

In normal times, this would be trending news. But mainstream media are silent, and big tech is censoring this major development in these dystopian times.

Real world impact

As we noted on Monday, the Fifth Circuit rendered the Biden mandate unenforceable in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. It’s now unenforceable nationwide. Thus any and all companies implementing mRNA and viral vector DNA mandates are doing so on their own volition. There are several more lawsuits still pending in other courts that also seek to enjoin the Biden Administration’s mandate. Ultimately all of said cases will be combined and decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Of course some states and cities (e.g. Oregon, Los Angeles) still have their own mandates and vaccine passport rules. But there is no federal mandate and do not allow your employer to tell you there is.

We’ll continue monitoring and reporting developments.

 

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Heels-up Harris
Heels-up Harris
18 days ago

Uh-oh. Sniffer Joe is going to be angry!

Nekem
Nekem
18 days ago

He has no clue what’s happening. Crab brain Joe

MGMG
MGMG
17 days ago

Yeah, I’m not sure he even knows he’s president or that he ever made an executive order, to begin with.

Eric the Red
Eric the Red
18 days ago

I bet the globohomo mafia is getting angry with Biden. He hasn’t delivered his quota of Americans consecrated with the Rite of Holy Vaccination. And if someone doesn’t deliver, they have to pay the piper, and the price is severe. I predict Biden won’t be puppet President for too much longer.

Rox
Rox
17 days ago
Reply to  Eric the Red

Agree. When he told us “He is losing his patience with us”…..I think that was his handlers telling him that they are losing their patience with him to deliver.

Ron
Ron
18 days ago

ABC news and USA TODAY news websites this morning, not a single word anywhere I could find about the injunction against the mandates and OSHA standing down. It’s almost like they want people to continue believing the mandates are still active and required so they’ll go and get vaxxed or something…

thomas
thomas
16 days ago
Reply to  Ron

in case you doubt it : Worldwide, almost in every country, mainstream media are people main enemy.

Frank Digorgio
Frank Digorgio
17 days ago

Since Creepy Joe’s Admin no longer cares about the Rule of Law, they will not accept any court rulings if it goes against their agendas, hence it will be up to the States to kick OSHA out. I think each agency could become weaponized to enforce Biden agendas so we’ve probably haven’t seen the last of these suicide vax mandates.

Wim
Wim
16 days ago
Reply to  Frank Digorgio

There are lots of industry that won’t ever enforce it. It’s suicide to kill off your own work force. The covid narrative is getting stale and hard to keep going as more people get sick and die from the vax. Not sure the El-Ites are truly monolithic. They’d like us to think that but I’m sure there’s dissension in their ranks as well.

Christine
Christine
17 days ago

This is great news. Thank you for reporting on it.

John McClane
John McClane
17 days ago

Looking at the photo of Biden, the first thing that comes to my mind is….

“It’s life Jim, but not as we know it….” – Spock.

Kielanders
Kielanders
16 days ago
Reply to  John McClane

I was thinking more of:

“He’s Dead, Jim.” – Dr. Leonard McCoy

. . . but yours works too.

Last edited 16 days ago by Kielanders
Ms Sally
Ms Sally
17 days ago

They are hoping people will jump the gun and get the vaccine regardless of it eventually being legal. That is why I urge people to hold off till the last minute if you intend to get it.

Debbie Nicholas
Debbie Nicholas
16 days ago

I am 67 and Still Unvaccinated and I REFUSE TO COMPLY WITH THIS VACCINE THAT MURDERS PEOPLE, AND NOW EUTHANIZES THE CHILDREN OF THE FUTURE. THESE PEOPLE THAT MANDATE SHOULD BE ARRESTED

Wim
Wim
16 days ago

And take a dose of their own medicine too.

Atom man
Atom man
16 days ago
Reply to  Wim

It is true – the head of CDC could not tell Senators what % of them have been “vaxterminated” – White House Staff, Congress and their staff, Pfizer and their employees, et cetera, are exempt? This is ridiculous! They should go first! Maybe they know something about their little “vaccines” (AKA gene therapy)?

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