Entries by Shannon Byrne

Biden Announces Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Large Private Sector Employers, Federal Contractors, and Most Healthcare Employers

September 14, 2021 On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced his six-pronged Path Out of the Pandemic COVID-19 Action Plan containing vaccination and testing requirements applicable to most federal, private, and healthcare employers. The Plan directs the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) to provide […]

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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 […]