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OSHA wants Biden Administration to rethink COVID Vaccination Mandate


The Michigan Chamber of Commerce wants the Biden administration to rethink a proposed COVID vaccination mandate, but the regulation could be finalized in the coming weeks.

The mandate would apply to businesses with 100 or more employees. It's part of the Biden Administration’s efforts to increase the number of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19.

But Michigan chamber leaders say the burden to prove vaccination status or regular testing shouldn’t fall on businesses.

Kara Beer is with the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce. She says they support more people getting vaccinated as a step toward economic recovery.

"Vaccines are a great way of doing that. But we don’t feel as though a federal mandate is appropriate.”

The president of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce says they want to work with the Biden administration, but says the issue may end up in court.