News

OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine-Testing Mandate Back in Effect

OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine-Testing Mandate Back in Effect On December 17, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the nationwide stay on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that had been imposed by the Fifth Circuit, requiring the ETS’s employer vaccination and testing requirements for COVID-19...

Read More

Federal Appeals Court in New Orleans Blocks Federal Mandatory Vaccine Requirements for Large Employers

Federal Appeals Court in New Orleans Blocks Federal Mandatory Vaccine Requirements for Large Employers The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans issued a stay temporarily blocking the Federal mandatory vaccination requirement for employers with 100 or more employees.  The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) immediately responded saying...

Read More

Employers – Reopening Businesses

Employers - Reopening Businesses The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (“CDC”) surprise relaxation of the COVID-19 mask guidance on Thursday, May 13th, puts us on a path to pre-pandemic life for fully vaccinated people.  But, employers should consider whether to relax pandemic health and safety protocols at the workplace...

Read More