Tag: Coronavirus

Court Halts OSHA’s Vaccination-or-Testing ETS
23 Dec

2021

OSHA Vaccine-or-Test Mandate is Back with New Deadlines

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, a three-judge panel from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted the stay on the OSHA vaccine-or-test mandate (the Emergency Temporary Standard,
Creating a Safe and Fulfilling Workplace for Another Challenging Year
16 Dec

2021

Creating a Safe and Fulfilling Workplace for Another Challenging Year

As we enter the new year, the risks of COVID-19 may recede, but the trauma, pain, and disruptions of these past two years will still be with us, affecting our
Are remote employees eligible for FMLA?
14 Dec

2021

Are remote employees eligible for FMLA?

Now that we’ve become a “remote first” company with most of our employees working from home, we’ve started hiring remote employees in other parts of the country. We’re covered by
Should we cancel our annual holiday party again this year?
30 Nov

2021

Should we cancel our annual holiday party again this year?

Ultimately, that’s your decision. Some companies are forgoing an in-person holiday party again this year, while others feel like it’s safe enough to celebrate in person. Unfortunately, COVID cases and
Court Halts OSHA’s Vaccination-or-Testing ETS
10 Nov

2021

UPDATE: Court Halts OSHA’s Vaccination-or-Testing ETS

On Saturday, November 6, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals placed a temporary hold on the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring COVID vaccination or testing for employees of employers
OSHA Has Published Its Emergency Temporary Standard
5 Nov

2021

Federal Law Alert: OSHA Has Published Its Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA published its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring COVID vaccination or testing for employees of employers with 100 or more employees. Employers must start following the ETS requirements by December
Woman Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine
15 Oct

2021

Encouraging Vaccinations

Today’s Question: We have under 100 employees and are not required to mandate the COVID vaccine. We’re considering doing so anyway, but we’re also interested in other ways of encouraging
COVID-19 vaccination questions about employees
29 Sep

2021

Biden’s Announcement About Mandatory Vaccinations for Private Employers

If you have fewer than 100 employees, no federal contracts, and no healthcare workers, these new federal requirements do NOT apply to you. We are actively monitoring for the details
The Great Resignation
8 Aug

2021

Employees Want More – Can You Offer It?

It’s still too early to tell how great the “Great Resignation” will be—or if it even lives up to that description. True, lots of employees are considering changing jobs, but there’s a
COVID-19 Vaccination Card
8 Aug

2021

Three Questions About COVID Vaccinations

Can we ask for proof of vaccination? Isn’t this a HIPAA violation or an illegal inquiry under the ADA or somehow confidential information? Employers can ask for proof of vaccination unless