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Author: Gail Farb

Supreme Court Rules: OSHA Vaccine Mandate Stayed, CMS Mandate Can Proceed

January 13, 2022 Labor & Employment Blog

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued rulings on the challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) affecting certain employers with 100 or more employees and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Interim Final Rule on vaccine mandates affecting certain healthcare entities. The…

Florida Enacts Vaccine Mandate Legislation Affecting Employers

November 19, 2021 Labor & Employment Blog

Governor DeSantis has signed into law the Florida Legislature’s bills addressing COVID vaccinations, effective November 18, 2021 through June 2023. Under the new state laws, a private employer cannot impose a COVID-19 vaccination on full-time or part-time employees or contract employees unless they allow the following exemptions: Medical reasons, including,…

Florida’s Road to Recovery Begins

April 30, 2020 COVID-19

Late yesterday, on April 29, 2020, Florida’s Governor issued his Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery in Executive Order 20-112 and clarifying FAQs, which will be effective 12:01 a.m. on May 4, 2020, until a new order is issued. To begin the slow reopening of Florida, the…