Cheney rescinds vaccine-or-test law
Councilman Schmidt wants to incentivize vaccination
Last updated 2/3/2022 at 5:13pm
CHENEY After a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling finding an OSHA vaccination mandate unconstitutional, the City Council on Jan. 25 rescinded their own vaccine-or-test mandate.
The council implemented its vaccine-or-test resolution, E-959, during a special meeting Jan. 10. It required all employees to get a coronavirus vaccine, be regularly tested for the virus or face disciplinary action.
But since that time, the high court found the OSHA requirement unconstitutional, and the federal agency has since withdrawn its rule and the council followed suit.
OSHA — the U.S. Department of Labor’s...