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It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over – Revised COVID Rules

A Plethora of New COVID Rule Abounds

Public Health and Workplace Safety Officials at every level of government have been very busy crafting and issuing new rules and guidance for individuals and employers regarding which COVID-19 protections can be abandoned –and which should be kept–moving forward.

Most of the new rules relax previous standards and regulations and some conflict with one another. This can be confusing for employers.Read more

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New Developments With OSHA’s Vaccine-Or-Test Mandate for Large Employers

On November 9, 2021, we discussed developments with the new federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard for employers with 100+ employees. In that post, we explained how the ETS required such employers to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing, and noted that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit had granted a temporary nationwide stay of the ETS, meaning that the ETS could not be enforced.

Since November 9, new developments have come thick and fast: Read more