Entries by Russell Rendall

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OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 Vaccination

November 4, 2021  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its Covid-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that requires many employers to implement mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies or require unvaccinated employees to undergo regular testing and wear a face mask at work. The full text of the new rule is 490 pages […]

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United States Supreme Court Blocks OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate for Large Private Employers, But Allows Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

January 14, 2022  On January 13, 2022, the United States Supreme Court blocked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for private employers with 100 or more employees. The ETS would have applied to approximately 84 million workers. The Court also, in a separate, but simultaneous ruling, allowed the Centers […]

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Sixth Circuit Lifts Stay on Vaccine Mandate

December 21, 2021 On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its Covid-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that compels private employers with 100 or more employees to implement mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies or require unvaccinated employees to undergo regular testing and wear a face mask at work. The […]