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Canada United States: The Biden administration withdraws the immunization obligation in large companies

10:42  26 january  2022
10:42  26 january  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

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Le président américain Joe Biden visite un magasin sur Capitol Hill à Washington, aux États-Unis, le 25 janvier 2022. Reuters/Leah Millis © Leah millis US President Joe Biden Visits a store on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, January 25, 2022. Reuters / Leah millis Retropédalage. The administration of President Joe Biden formally withdrew the obligation of immunization in companies with more than 100 employees, taking note of the veto issued by the Supreme Court of the United States. The Occupational Health and Safety Agency (OSHA) announced this withdrawal in a short communiqué without mentioning the decision of the High Court, which did not leave the choice. She said "strongly encourage employees to vaccinate against the permanent dangers posed by CVIV-19 at the workplace. In the United States, where the virus has made more than 870,000 deaths, only 63% of the population is totally vaccinated due to very marked political fractures on the issue. The obligation ... In the country of individual freedoms after months attempting to convince reluctants, the democrat Joe Biden announced in September wanting to make immunization mandatory for employees of large companies, the medical sector and federal officials. In the land of individual freedoms, his decision had immediately been denounced as an abuse of power by the Republican elected officials and part of the economic world, which had seized justice. On January 13, the Supreme Court gave them reason for the approximately 84 million people employed in large companies. On the other hand, it has validated the vaccination obligation for employees of health facilities benefiting from federal funds. Tuesday, the Republican elected officials welcomed the withdrawal of the measure in the private sector. "The Biden administration complies with reality and ultimately respects the Constitution," Tweeted Senator Josh Hawley.

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© Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP Chinese Minister Wang Yi, called the United States to " Stop disrupting the Beijing Olympics. This Thursday, China, via its Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, called the United States to "stop disrupting" the Beijing Olympic Games, which will begin on February 4th. The US announced a diplomatic boycott of winter Olympics in China.

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