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January 14, 2022

Hold the Presses: Illinois OSHA Mirrors Supreme Court’s Stay of Vaccinate or Test Emergency Temporary Standard

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to grant emergency relief to stay implementation of the OSHA ETS regarding COVID-19, Illinois employers were left wondering whether they were still required to implement a vaccinate or test policy.

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January 14, 2022

VaxDC Coming to a Theater (and a Restaurant and a Gym…) Near You!

In response to the rapid influx of COVID-19 variant cases over the course of the holiday season, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced further efforts by the city to curb the spread of the virus.

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January 14, 2022

Employers in British Columbia, Canada are Required to Reactivate their COVID-19 Safety Plans

Due to high infection rates from the Omicron variant and an increase in hospitalizations, on January 7, 2022, British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer announced an order requiring employers to re-activate their COVID-19 Safety Plans.

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January 14, 2022

Plans for a German Mobile Work Law Pick Up Speed

The option of working from home or on the road has been part of everyday working life for many employees since the beginning of the pandemic. In the past two years, employers have therefore had no choice but to address this issue.

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January 14, 2022

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, 2020, there have been 4,880 lawsuits (including 533 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

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January 14, 2022

Mandatory Employee Vaccines – Coming to A State Near You?

This post provides basic information on employee vaccination mandates issued at the federal and statewide levels. State laws curtailing private employer vaccination programs are also noted.

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January 13, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Lifts Injunctions Against CMS Vaccine Mandate

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, lifted lower court injunctions that had blocked enforcement in 25 states of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule requiring healthcare worker vaccinations.

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January 13, 2022

Supreme Court Stays OSHA “Vaccinate or Test” Emergency Temporary Standard

On January 13, 2022, the United States Supreme Court granted emergency relief to stay implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) regarding COVID-19.

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January 13, 2022

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

As COVID-19 case rates fluctuate, face coverings remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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January 13, 2022

Bouncing Back (and Forth): Statewide Reopening and Mitigation Steps

As the pandemic unfolds, officials are reevaluating their health and safety protocols and adjusting workplace guidance. This post provides links to key reopening orders and/or mitigation measures issued in recent weeks, at the statewide level.

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