In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).

The Court described the standard as a “blunt instrument” demanding most employers to require two-thirds of the American workforce to receive COVID-19 vaccinations or otherwise undergo weekly testing. The justices tipped their hands in the January 13 decision on how they might ultimately rule on the merits, stating that petitioners challenging the standard are likely to succeed in their arguments that OSHA exceeded its authority in promulgating the standard. Read more here>