The Biden administration filed an emergency order Tuesday to reinstate its vaccine mandate on private companies after an appeals court blocked it, suspending enforcement.
Earlier this month, the Fifth Circuit Court in New Orleans order a pause on the order issued under President Biden’s direction by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The motion Tuesday by the Justice Department was filed with the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The Sixth Circuit was designated last week by a federal judicial panel to decide legal challenges related to the private vaccine mandate. The court has the authority to grant the administration’s request to dissolve the Fifth Circuit’s stay.
The DOJ argued the OSHA rules reflect the ag