On Friday, November 5, 2021, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its highly-anticipated emergency temporary standard (ETS), also known as the COVID-19 “vax-or-test rule.” The ETS, which applies to employers with 100 or more employees firm- or company-wide, provides options for compliance that will permit employers to either mandate vaccination for all employees (except those with a legally protected exemption) or to permit unvaccinated employees to have weekly testing. Below are key takeaways from OSHA’s vax-or-test rule:
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Connie Elder Carrigan is a partner in the firm, with a practice concentration in Business Law. Her focus is assisting clients with issues regarding employment law, business advice and litigation, construction law, equipment leasing and creditor bankruptcy. Connie has lectured on topics ranging from employment law, bankruptcy, and equipment leasing to construction law....LEARN MORE