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Updates Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors Released

Foley Hoag – On November 4, 2021, the White House announced that the deadline for the federal contractor vaccination mandate will be extended to match the deadlines included in the new vaccination rules set forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, respectively. “Covered contractor employees” of […]
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Untangling the Vaccine Mandate – Updates and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Morrison & Foerster – Much has developed in the rapidly evolving compliance world of Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (“EO 14042”). To date, nearly 40 agencies have issued class deviations implementing the EO’s requirements, most agencies have issued supplemental letters, guidance, or other memoranda, and the Safer Federal Workforce Task […]
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Despite Calls for Delay, White House Says Feds’ Vaccination Deadline Isn’t Changing

Federal workers have until Monday to prove they are vaccinated against COVID-19 or seek an exemption. More at Government Executive
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New Guidance, New Rules, Injunctions, Oh My: Updates for Federal Contractors Under the COVID-19...

The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Released new guidance concerning the requirements for federal contractors under Executive Order 14042. This new guidance supplements the original Task Force Guidance released in September. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration also issued its much awaited emergency temporary standards mandating vaccinations or testing for employees of employers with more […]
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COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing: Critical Implications of OSHA’s ETS for Federal Government Contractors

PilieroMazza – On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration published its long-awaited COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for covered private employers, including nearly all private employers with 100 or more employees. The ETS sets forth workplace safety protocols mandating covered employers to implement workplace policies by January 4, 2022, requiring employees […]
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Government Contracts Legal Round-Up

Welcome to Jenner & Block’s Government Contracts Legal Round‑Up, a biweekly update on important government contracts developments. This update offers brief summaries of key developments for government contracts legal, compliance, contracting, and business executives. Please contact any of the professionals at the bottom of the update for further information on any of these topics. Executive […]
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Navigating the Business Risks Associated with the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate

By Reginald M. Jones of Fox Rothschild President Biden recently issued Executive Order No. 14042 requiring covered federal contractors ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated against COVID‑19 unless an employee otherwise requests, and receives an accommodation for sincerely held religious beliefs or a medical condition that justify them not being vaccinated. Substantive guidance has […]
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White House Fact Sheet Results in Additional Questions for Government Contractors

Stinson LLP – The White House released a fact sheet on the issuance of new OSHA ETS and CMS Rules and also addressed some changes to the previously announced EO 14042 federal contractor vaccination mandate. During a White House press briefing, officials had suggested that the administration might at least delay implementation of the EO 14042 for […]
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Summary of Agency Class Deviations Implementing Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate

McCarter & English is pleased to provide a summary of some of the key class deviations and other memoranda published by U.S. Government agencies implementing the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine mandate. More at McCarter & English
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OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards—Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing: What Employers Need to Know

Arnold & Porter – On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for private employers with 100 or more employees. A copy of the ETS, which will be published in the Federal Register and effective on November 5, can be found here. The ETS […]
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