More States, Cities Adding Mandates

As the nation now awaits the final decision by SCOTUS on these vaccine mandates, more states and cities are imposing their own versions of vaccine-or-mask mandates. In fact, just over the past week or two, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston, and Chicago, have all announced new local vaccine mandates for consumers to enter…

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Contractor Vaccine Mandate Still On

Notwithstanding the difficulties the Biden Department of Labor is currently having with the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) relating employers with 100 or more employees as outlined above, those businesses operating as federal contractors are still subject to the vaccine Executive Order signed back on September 9 by President Biden and known as the “Federal Contractor…

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OSHA Clarifies Adverse Reaction Reports

In a similar vein, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) this week clarified the obligation of employers to report an adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine. In its latest Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) posting, OSHA added a fourth requirement to its guidance on determining whether an adverse reaction is recordable. The new additional requirement…

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