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OSHA Vaccine Rule Blocked Permanently by Fifth Circuit, But Judicial Review Will Continue

The National Law Review

November 14, 2021

A three-judge panel on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has now permanently blocked OSHA from implementing and enforcing its vaccine rule, which impacts employers nationwide. 

This is not the end of the judicial review road for the vaccine rule.  Challenges to the rule were filed in multiple federal circuit courts across the country.  When there are multiple filings like these, a multi-circuit “lottery” system is utilized for purposes of consolidation and clarity.  All of the appeals are consolidated before the circuit court selected in the blind lottery, which will then hear the challenge to the rule.  That lottery is expected to take place on or about Monday, November 16th. 

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