Preparing HR Technology for the OSHA Vaccination ETS

OSHA has submitted the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) which is a division of the White House Budget Office. Once the review is final, it will be posted on the Federal Register for public access. We expect that once the ETS goes into effect, Employers will have a rather quick … Continued

Webinar: Implementation Considerations for the Vaccination ETS

On November 4th the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 in the workplace. The ETS requires that employers with 100 or more employees implement a program for vaccination against COVID-19 or the regular testing of their staff for COVID-19.  The new ETS is part of the larger pandemic response ecosystem … Continued

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard FAQs – COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

Earlier today the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released the long-anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 vaccination and testing. The ETS requires affected employers to  develop, implement, and enforce  a mandatory COVID-19  vaccination policy.  Employers are permitted to utilize regular testing and the wearing of a face mask while working … Continued

Whitepaper: Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Vary Among Employers

The Emergency Temporary Standard OSHA announced in early September has been met with a wide array of responses from employers, industry groups, and employees. It appears that just about all viewpoints have been captured in response to the announcement. While some employers have welcomed the announcement as a path forward to returning to a more … Continued

President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

Compliance Alert: More to come with President Biden’s announcement regarding mandatory vaccinations for government contractors and private employers. On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced his renewed stance to contain the spread of COVID-19.  The primary vehicle for President Biden’s strategy is a proposed, new vaccine mandate for many employers and their employees. The mechanics … Continued