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Update on Status of Federal Vaccination Mandates (as of 8:30 am 11/22/21)

November 22, 2021 Labor & Employment Blog

A federal judge has rejected Florida’s request to temporarily halt the implementation of the mandatory vaccination rules implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Accordingly, covered health care employers should be evaluating what to do in light of the conflict between Florida’s new vaccination law and the CMS…

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,…