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To Vax or Not to Vax: No Longer a Question for Larger Private Employers Under Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

On Thursday, September 9, 2021, President Biden announced his administration’s latest plan to increase the number of Americans who are vaccinated to combat the spread of COVID-19. For private employers, the most significant portion of the plan is President Biden’s direction to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to develop an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employers with 100 or more employees to mandate vaccinations for their employees or require their employees to produce a negative COVID-19 test result on at least a weekly basis. This ETS is expected to cover approximately 80 million workers. Read More ›

What Does Governor Abbott’s “Reopening Texas” Executive Order Mean For Texas Employers?

On March 2, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34, ending Texas’ statewide mask mandate and allowing all businesses to operate at 100% capacity. The Executive Order will take effect on March 10, 2021, giving employers approximately a week to decide how their operations and policies will change, or if they will change, as a result of the Reopening Order. Read More ›