New OSHA Rules Require Employees to be Vaccinated by January 4, 2022
On December 20, following a previous judicial halt, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has reinstated the ETS requirement for large employers. OSHA officials will exercise some compliance discretion as employers work to come into compliance with the mandate.
Supreme Court Blocks Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers
The Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration’s attempt to require vaccines or testing, but it allowed a vaccine mandate for certain healthcare workers to go into effect. Employers, including colleges and universities, may still choose to require vaccinations.
Characterizing Student Athletes as Employees: It’s Complicated
Alexander Reid, partner at the law firm BakerHostetler, discusses issues raised by a memo from the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel, which proposed to classify some college athletes as employees.