New York judge strikes down state mask mandate

Jan 24 (Reuters) – A New York judge overturned the state’s mask mandate on Monday, a week before it expired, ruling that the governor exceeded his authority by imposing a rule that needed to be passed by the state legislature. ‘State. Judge Thomas Rademaker of the New York State Supreme Court on Long Island found … Read more

Starbucks suspends vaccine, test requirement after U.S. court ruling

Jan 19 (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) has suspended the COVID-19 vaccine or test requirement for U.S. employees who had been mandated by the government, according to a memo sent to workers on Tuesday, following a an unfavorable US Supreme Court decision. The coffee giant said earlier this month that it would require its roughly … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Biden vaccine-or-test policy for large businesses

A court with a conservative majority divided on the two cases Blocking policy applied to companies with more than 100 employees Vaccines required at facilities that take Medicare, Medicaid WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination or testing mandate for big business – a policy … Read more