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January 19, 2022

An Update on the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate: No Need to Comply for Now, but Private Arrangements May Still be Enforceable

With the Supreme Court’s consideration of challenges to the OSHA and CMS vaccine mandates making headlines, less attention has been paid to the federal contractor vaccine mandate even though it remains a separate topic of continuing interest for many.

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January 18, 2022

New Jersey Law Allows Labor Commissioner to Audit Federally Regulated Apprenticeship Programs and Strip Affected Contractors of the Right to Perform Public Work

On January 18, 2022, New Jersey’s Public Works Contractor Registration Act was amended to give the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development authority to audit federally regulated apprenticeship programs.

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December 18, 2021

Friday Night Fights – What Just Happened to the OSHA and Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandates?

On the evening of December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit dissolved the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the federal OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which imposes “vaccinate or test” requirements for private employers.

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December 14, 2021

Down the Rabbit Hole: A Trip through the OFCCP’s New Contractor Portal

On December 2, 2021 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued an announcement introducing its new contractor portal.

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December 7, 2021

Federal Contractor and Subcontractor Vaccine Mandate Enjoined Nationwide

On December 7, 2021, a federal court in Georgia issued an order enjoining the president, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, and 18 executive agencies and departments from enforcing the vaccine mandate that was established for federal contractors.

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December 6, 2021

President Biden Resurrects Obama-Era Executive Order on Non-Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts

On November 18, 2021, the Biden administration resurrected an executive order first issued by President Obama that the Trump administration had subsequently rescinded.

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December 1, 2021

Federal Contractor and Subcontractor Vaccine Mandate Temporarily Enjoined in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee

A federal court has issued an order granting a preliminary injunction to block the enforcement of the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors in all covered contracts in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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November 22, 2021

Additional Pushback from Certain States on Governmental and Private Employer Vaccine Mandates

Certain states are continuing to prohibit or severely curb the ability of private employers to mandate that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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November 15, 2021

Puerto Rico Governor Issues New Executive Order Providing for New Vaccination Mandates

On November 15, 2021, Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi issued Executive Order No. 2021-075, which integrates prior COVID-19-related orders still in effect and, notably, includes vaccine/testing requirements for employers with over 50 employees.

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November 11, 2021

What’s New in 2022? Laws and Regulations Taking Effect in the New Year

2021 saw state and local legislatures shifting their focus away from COVID-19 measures back to traditional employment law matters.

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