Legal setbacks are piling up for New York court administrators as a number of unions have secured court orders temporarily blocking their members from being subject to the judicial system’s vaccine mandate.

The vaccination requirement is the latest major push by New York’s court system to combat the relentless coronavirus, which continues to regularly infect court employees across the state. Chief Judge Janet DiFiore’s administration set a Sept. 27 deadline for all judges and court workers to get the effective and life-saving vaccine.