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August 5, 2021

Oregon Announces Coming Rule for Weekly Tests of Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers

On August 4, 2021, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will create a rule requiring healthcare workers to submit to weekly COVID-19 testing if they are not vaccinated.

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August 4, 2021

Denver Mandates That All Public-Sector and Certain Private-Sector Employees Be Vaccinated for COVID-19

On August 2, 2021, Denver, Colorado Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced that all city employees, as well as private-sector workers in certain “high-risk” settings, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021.

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July 26, 2021

False Claims Act Retaliation in 2021

A corporate whistleblower can create more financial, organizational, and reputational damage to an employer by using the federal False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. § 3729-33, than by using any other “whistleblower” law.

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June 28, 2021

New York Governor Signs Legislation Establishing Mandatory Staffing Committees for NY Hospitals

On June 22, 2021, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.1168-A / A.108-B) requiring the establishment of clinical staffing committees in general hospitals.

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June 10, 2021

Federal OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for Health Care

On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released its long-awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), establishing new mandatory requirements generally applicable to the healthcare industry.

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June 1, 2021

Georgia Prohibits State-Implemented COVID-19 Vaccine Passport Programs and Restricts Disclosure of Individuals’ Vaccination Status

Governor Kemp has signed an Executive Order prohibiting any state agency, provider of state services, or state property from implementing a Vaccine Passport Program or otherwise requiring an individual to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

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April 26, 2021

Philadelphia Expands Protections for Security, Janitorial, Maintenance, Food and Beverage, Hotel, and Health Care Employees Whose Jobs are Outsourced

A recent amendment to the Philadelphia Protection of Displaced Contract Workers Ordinance significantly expands its scope to impose obligations on a business that decides to outsource work to a service contractor.

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April 21, 2021

Arizona Joins Other States in Passing COVID-19 Liability Protection for Businesses

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed Senate Bill 1377 after a push from Republican legislators to limit civil liability exposure for “Good Samaritans” who have worked to protect and provide for Arizonans during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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April 19, 2021

NY Agency Updates Guidance Regarding Health Care Personnel Returning to Work Following COVID-19 Exposure and Travel

On April 1, 2021, the New York Department of Health (NY DOH) issued an update to its prior guidance for health care personnel on returning to work following COVID-19 exposure.

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November 19, 2020

Pennsylvania Issues Stricter COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

Citing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania with significantly higher daily case counts than in the spring and rising hospitalizations, Commonwealth Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced additional COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

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