OSHA has withdrawn its enforcement of the ETS requiring most employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or tests for employees. Read more.
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the U.S. Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay of the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard. Read more.
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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that it is updating its quarantine and isolation guidance. Read more.
Manufacturing employers continue to feel the brunt of emerging and evolving trends related to the COVID-19 pandemic: workplace safety, labor shortages, absence management, remote technology, and employee retention — just to name a few. Read more.
Federal contractors are being contacted by their contracting agencies about implementing requirements relating to President Joe Biden’s mandate that all federal employees and on-site contractor employees either be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face repeated testing, and comply with strict social distancing and masking requirements. Read more.
In its latest guidance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone — including individuals fully vaccinated with one of the available COVID-19 vaccines — wear masks in indoor public settings in all areas with substantial and high transmission of the COVID-19 virus. It also recommends that everyone get tested following exposure…