OSHA ETS Employee COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Mandates

New Requirements, Tips and Traps for Large Employers

November 10, 2021


Webinar

On Nov. 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employees of large employers either to get vaccinated or to test negative on a weekly basis. The ETS also requires large employers to provide employees with paid leave to get vaccinated and recover from vaccinations, and unvaccinated employees to wear a mask at work.

A panel of labor and employment and federal contracting team members from McGuireWoods provide an overview of compliance details coming out of the new OSHA ETS.

Topics

  • New OSHA vaccination, testing and PTO requirements
  • Timeline and scope of employer and employee coverage
  • Exceptions for religion and disability 
  • Impact on EO 14042 for federal contractors and CMS rule for healthcare
  • Impact on state law anti-vaccination provisions and other challenges 

Panelists

For more information, please contact Laura Pickert at lpickert@mcguirewoods.com.


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