Biden's entire vax mandate will depend on snitches since OSHA doesn't have an "army of inspectors"
· · Nov 10, 2021 ·

There has never been a time in history where snitching on your neighbors and coworkers on behalf of a mass government surveillance and compliance campaign has been loving, just, or right.

To enforce President Joe Biden's new COVID-19 vaccine regulation, the Labor Department is going to need a lot of help. Yet its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) doesn't have nearly enough workplace safety inspectors to do the job.

Look at how gleeful CBS is in their opening sentences. Never mind that a federal court has ordered an immediate halt to the vax mandate, citing the numerous lawsuits brought by states and companies, as well as the mess of constitutional implications.

Nope, just like the White House has told us to ignore the courts...

So is the media.

The 490-page regulation will cover American businesses with at least 100 workers, or about 84 million employees in all. So the government will rely upon a corps of informers to identify violations of the order: Employees who will presumably be concerned enough to turn in their own employers if their co-workers go unvaccinated or fail to undergo weekly tests to show they're virus-free.

Remember how a bunch of actual pastors scolded everyone for not taking an experimental vaccine with diminishing efficacy for a disease that's not lethal to most people, saying they needed to "love their neighbors"?

They'll be the first people to decry this literal snitching campaign, right??

Actually... I think they'll be just like their forebears: the corrupt advisors to King Nebuchadnezzar who not only participated in a snitching campaign, but created it in order to use the power of the state to throw Daniel to the lions.

"There is no army of OSHA inspectors that is going to be knocking on employers door or even calling them," said Debbie Berkowitz, a former OSHA chief of staff who is a fellow at Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. "They're going to rely on workers and their union representatives to file complaints where the company is totally flouting the law.''

Right, that law that isn't a law and has been suspended by the courts.

Are you seeing the game here yet?

Under the regulation, businesses must maintain records on workers' vaccination statuses. But for workplaces where employees aren't required to be vaccinated, workers will need to get weekly tests and wear masks.

OSHA said it plans to check on compliance with the latter by doing spot-checks of businesses, and will also rely on complaints the agency receives about businesses that aren't following the regulation.

I recently watched the Netflix movie "The Forgotten Battle" and wasn't even shocked any more when the Nazis were asking everyone for papers at checkpoints, or when neighbors ratted out other neighbors for their Nazi overlords.

It's just a part of 2021 now.

OSHA arresting a small business owner after a good citizen ratted him out for hiring the unvaxxed

But the regulation has run into furious opposition from leaders of mainly Republican-led states who have condemned the plan as an unlawful case of federal overreach and who immediately challenged the vaccine-or-test requirements in court.

Do you feel the sadness in this sentence?

Those mean meany-pants conservatives, what with their love of liberty and inherent rights and protection of people from tyranny!


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