Clark Hill is closely tracking developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on our operations and those of our clients. Currently, businesses with more than 100 employees, federal contractors, or companies in the education and health care sectors are subject to the impending federal vaccine mandates. Our multidisciplinary team of attorneys are helping clients navigate this unprecedented time and answering questions, such as how to administer a compliant vaccination tracking and exemption program and how to collect and store required information.
Our resource center shares legal news and insights on the rapidly changing rules, regulations, and policies surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine mandates. If you have any questions, please contact your Clark Hill Labor & Employment attorney or a member of the HR Advantage Advisory team.
Vaccine Mandates: Helping Employers Respond
HR Advantage Advisory and Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment team are actively working with employers facing vaccine mandates to develop compliant programs, policies and processes.
OSHA Releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard on Vaccination and Testing
Employers covered by the standard must develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with the exception of employers that instead adopt a policy requiring employees to either get vaccinated or choose to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and wear a face covering at work in lieu of vaccination.
White House Continues To Adjust Vaccine Mandate Requirements for Federal Contractors Amid Contractor Confusion and Questions Over Implementation
Specifically, the updated FAQs address additional guidance on required vaccination and safety protocols, the scope and applicability of the Task Force’s Guidance, as well as contractor compliance.
CMS Releases Interim Final Rule Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination for Healthcare Employees
The rule requires covered healthcare providers and suppliers to ensure staff are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless individuals are exempt.
OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard: What Schools Should KnowExplore more
- Georgia Federal Court Issues Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Against Enforcement of Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate, December 9, 2021
- OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard: What Schools Should Know, November 15, 2021
- White House Continues To Adjust Vaccine Mandate Requirements for Federal Contractors Amid Contractor Confusion and Questions Over Implementation, November 8, 2021
- OSHA Releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard on Vaccination and Testing, November 4, 2021
- CMS Releases Interim Final Rule Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination for Healthcare Employees, November 4, 2021
- EEOC Issues Updated Guidance Regarding Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Mandates, October 27, 2021
- Safer Federal Work Force Task Force Releases Updated FAQ on the Implementation of the Executive Order 14042 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, October 26, 2021
- EPA Terminates COVID-19 Policies for Disinfectant Notification Mandates, October 20, 2021
- Employer Vaccine and Testing Mandate Almost Final – Employers Face a Very Short Window of Time To Submit Proposed Rulemaking Comments, October 13, 2021
- FAR Council Releases Guidance to Agencies on Issuance of Agency Deviation To Implement Executive Order 14042,
October 7, 2021
- Biden Administration Issues Covid-19 Action Plan, Including Expected Emergency OSHA Rule Requiring Employer Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates or Weekly Testing, September 10, 2021
- Biden Administration Releases Executive Order Requiring Federal Government Contractor Compliance With Vaccine and Other COVID-19 Safety Protocol Mandates, September 13, 2021
- Rising Freight Costs and Port Delays: Finding Solutions to a Supply Chain Crisis, August 24, 2021