On April 4, 2022, a merits panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on a petition seeking to force OSHA to issue a permanent standard for healthcare occupational exposure to COVID-19 and to reinstate the Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard on Occupational Exposure (Healthcare ETS) to COVID-19 pending the permanent standard.

California, Minnesota, and Washington, D.C. employers saw recent changes to COVID-19-related rules and regulations. See below for details.


Cal/OSHA and CDPH Issue Clarifying Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine Requirements


Minneapolis and St. Paul to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test for Certain Businesses

Washington, D.C.

D.C. Employees to Get Paid Leave for

Several states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico have made updates to their COVID-19-related laws, regulations and orders.

List of States Limiting Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Continues to Expand

Iowa, Tennessee, Utah, and Florida recently have joined the expanding list of states passing laws curtailing the use of COVID-19 vaccine mandates by private employers. Read the