On Thursday, Jan 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States moved to stay the Biden Administration’s proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate on companies with 100 or more employees. Conversely, it allowed a similar vaccination mandate on the healthcare industry to proceed. This week, we’ll explore the differing decisions and the implications they will have moving forward.
The United States managed to enjoy strong economic growth in Q4 of 2021. Despite challenges like rising inflation, supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, Federal Reserve tightening, and COVID variants, experts seem to believe this economic momentum will continue into 2022. This week, I’d like to briefly cover these five challenges and share some predictions for how they’ll likely play out in the year ahead.
Our chamber has been closely monitoring the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate on private companies in an effort to help keep our members informed of their potential responsibilities should the rule withstand it’s legal challenges. Given the notable legal developments since our last column, we thought it prudent to provide another update on where the mandate currently stands.