U.S. Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

The U.S. Supreme Court today (January 13, 2022) issued a stay of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard that would have forced all private employers in the country with more than 100 workers to require COVID-19 vaccinations or masks and weekly testing for unvaccinated staff. The Supreme Court’s ruling effectively blocks all federal enforcement of the OSHA ETS. [...]

2023-07-27T14:38:34-04:00January 13th, 2022|

Illinois Adopts OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards

The Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) filed new rules on January 7, 2022, to formally adopt the federal agency's OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). Details of Illinois OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards While the rules were effective immediately, Illinois employers with more than 100 employees have until January 24, 2022, to begin complying with the requirements of the OSHA ETS, which include developing [...]

2023-07-27T14:39:35-04:00January 13th, 2022|

Second Cal OSHA ETS Revision Goes Live January 14, 2022

The second round of revisions to the Cal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) will begin to be enforced on January 14, 2022. First enacted in November 2020, the Cal OSHA ETS regulations were designed to address the threat of COVID-19 in the workplace. What’s Unchanged with the Cal OSHA ETS Revision? Some things have not changed with the update.  The Cal OSHA [...]

2023-07-27T14:40:57-04:00January 12th, 2022|