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U.S. Supreme Court Puts OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine-Or-Test ETS Back on Ice

the U.S. Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay of the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard. Read more. Continue Reading…
January 14, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Puts OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine-Or-Test ETS Back on Ice

In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). To read this article in its entirety, please click here.
January 13, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Puts OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine-Or-Test ETS Back on Ice

In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The Court described the standard as a “blunt instrument” demanding most employers to require two-thirds of the American workforce to receive COVID-19 vaccinations or otherwise undergo weekly testing. The justices tipped... Continue Reading
January 13, 2022

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid to Enforce Its COVID-19 Vaccination Rule, Sets New Deadlines

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will enforce its COVID-19 vaccination requirement in 25 states, the District of Columbia, and other territories. Read more. Continue Reading…
January 10, 2022

CDC Recommends Shorter Isolation, Quarantine Periods for COVID-19 Infections, Exposures

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that it is updating its quarantine and isolation guidance. Read more. Continue Reading…
January 10, 2022

CDC’s New Shorter Quarantine Period is Welcome News for Those Who Got COVID for Christmas

The CDC announced today that it is updating its quarantine and isolation guidance. For people with COVID-19, the isolation period was reduced from ten days to five days as long as the individual has no symptoms or their symptoms are resolving after five days. Importantly, the revised isolation guidance does not recommend an individual have... Continue Reading
December 27, 2021

Sixth Circuit Dissolves Stay of OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine ETS

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has lifted the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19 vaccination and testing for employers with at least 100 employees. In re: MCP No. 165, Occupational Safety & Health Admin. Rule on COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing, 86 Fed. Reg. 61402, Nos. 21-7000, et... Continue Reading
December 20, 2021

Sixth Circuit Dissolves Stay of OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine ETS

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has lifted the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the OSHA ETS on COVID-19 vaccination and testing for employers with at least 100 employees. Read more. Continue Reading…
December 18, 2021

What Healthcare Employers Need to Know About the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Vaccine Mandate

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an Interim Final Rule (IFR) establishing the COVID-19 vaccination requirements for staff employed at Medicare- and Medicaid-certified providers and suppliers. Read more. Continue Reading…
November 22, 2021

What Healthcare Employers Need to Know About the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Vaccine Mandate

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an Interim Final Rule (IFR) establishing the COVID-19 vaccination requirements for staff employed at Medicare and Medicaid-certified providers and suppliers. Read more. Continue Reading…
November 10, 2021

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