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Flood of Negative Public Comments Preceded OSHA Vaccine Mandate Suspension

More than 68,000 mostly negative public comments greeted President Joe Biden’s proposed Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) rule that would force thousands of businesses to require employees to be vaccinated against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus or submit to a rigorous schedule of testing. The Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) was proposed by OSHA on Nov. 5, with 30 days of public comment in the Federal Register. The ETS would require all private businesses with 100 or more employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations or testing and to terminate those who refuse to comply. Within a few days, the Federal Register was swamped with more than 20,000 comments, virtually all of which were opposed to the proposal. The total exceeded 38,000 after a week, and stood at 68,378, as of midnight on Nov. 22. The OSHA mandate was suspended on Nov. 5 by the U.S. Appeals Court for the 5th Circuit …

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