Local labor law attorney discusses legality of President Biden’s new vaccine mandate

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – On Thursday, President Joe Biden spoke about his new vaccine mandate. Federal government employees, contractors, medical facilities that accept Medicare and Medicaid and any employer with 100 employees or more will all need to make sure employees are vaccinated or they’ll have to show weekly negative COVID-19 test results.

We spoke with a local labor law expert to find out more about the legality of the mandate.

“I’m not sure either [if it’s legal] from my end since I represent only employers. I think it’s not, but

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Attorney Tim Jacob discusses legality of President Joe Biden’s new vaccine mandate

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – On Thursday, President Joe Biden spoke about his new vaccine mandate. Federal government employees, contractors, medical facilities that accept Medicare and Medicaid and any employer with 100 employees or more will all need to make sure employees are vaccinated or they’ll have to show weekly negative COVID-19 test results.

We spoke with a local labor law expert to find out more about the legality of the mandate.

“I’m not sure either [if it’s legal] from my end since I represent only employers. I think it’s not, but that

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Biden Uses Array of Legal Tools to Mandate Vaccines, Testing Limits of His Power

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WASHINGTON — President Biden’s far-reaching assertion of executive authority to require Covid-19 vaccines for 100 million American workers relies on a set of complicated legal tools that will test the power — and the limits — of the federal government to compel personal health care decisions.

To more aggressively confront the coronavirus pandemic, Mr. Biden is pulling several levers of presidential power: He is using an emergency provision in the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970; he is threatening to withhold federal funding from hospitals and other health care organizations; and he is embracing his authority as chief executive

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Lawmakers question the legality of Biden’s vaccine or test mandate, but can OSHA implement it?

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(WETM/AP) – The new federal vaccine requirement announced by President Joe Biden has created another worry for large businesses: With help wanted signs up almost everywhere, some could lose valuable employees or won’t be able to find new ones.

Biden announced sweeping new orders Thursday that will require employers with more than 100 workers to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 or offer weekly testing. The new rules could affect as many as 100 million Americans, although it’s not clear how many of those people are currently unvaccinated.

The announcement by President Biden has caused a significant response from Republicans. They are

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Is Biden’s vaccine mandate legal? It doesn’t matter.

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In “Other Duties as Assigned,” HR Dive Lead Editor Kate Tornone weighs in on employment trends, compliance best practices and, of course, the situations that require you to go above and beyond your normal duties. Today: leading an economic and public health recovery effort.

When President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government would soon require many employers to mandate coronavirus vaccines for workers, there was much hand-wringing about the rule’s legality.

Is it legal? And, if so, is it enforceable?

It doesn’t matter.

The administration is frustrated with the damage done by those who remain unvaccinated, Biden said. The

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