On Dec. 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a stay on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for employers with 100 or more employees.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals had previously affirmed a stay on implementation or enforcement of the ETS. The legal challenges to the ETS were consolidated in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals through the multidistrict litigation process.
Now that the Sixth Circuit has lifted the stay, OSHA has indicated that it will give covered employers until ... Read More
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for employers with 100+ employees. The new standard focuses on protecting currently unvaccinated workers – those who have a higher risk of severe health outcomes from COVID-19 and are more likely to contract and transmit COVID-19 in the workplace than vaccinated workers.
Employers subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS should review the new standard with their attorney and immediately begin ... Read More
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