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A lottery could determine the fate of Biden’s vaccine rule for 84 million workers

NewsBreak – WEKU

By Andrea Hsu

November 15, 2021

n the fight over who has the authority to tell companies what to do when it comes to COVID-19 and workplace safety, a random drawing could play a big role in which side prevails.

A lottery is expected to be held this week to determine which federal appeals court will hear the numerous challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency rule, which set a Jan. 4 deadline for some 84 million private sector workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to regular testing.

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