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COVID-19 is impacting government contractors in a host of ways. This page—which we are making free to the public—collects the key government decrees and expert analysis as a resource for our community.

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COVID Confusion: Texas Governor Issues Executive Order Effectively Banning Vaccine Mandates

Sheppar Mullin - In a move sure to generate controversy, confusion, and litigation, on October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive...

The Clauses Implementing Vaccination Mandate for Federal Contractors Are Out—Key Considerations for Contractors

McCarter English - Four memoranda provide federal contracting officers guidance and suggested clauses to implement President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 in federal contracts imposing mandatory...

Arkansas Seeks to Amend President Biden’s Mandate

Ogletree Deakins - On October 13, 2021, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson allowed a new law addressing mandated COVID-19 vaccines for employees to go into...

Executive Order 14042 Agency Class Deviation Guidance, A Side-by-Side Comparison

Crowell & Moring - Executive Order 14042, issued on September 9, 2021, requires that certain federal contractors and subcontractors mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for...

OSHA Vaccination ETS Moving Forward

By Dana Svendsen of Perkins Coie The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has taken steps to move forward with President Biden’s plan...

Top 10 Takeaways from Federal Contractor and Subcontractor Vaccine Mandate

Kelley Drye - On September 9, 2021, President Biden issued two Executive Orders requiring federal employees and federal contractor employees to get vaccinated against...

Executive Order 14042 Survival Guide: An Analysis of What We Know, What We Think,...

Sheppard Mullin - On September 9, 2021, the President issued Executive Order 14042, which applies new rules – including vaccination mandates – to federal...

Further Updates on the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate

By Barbara Duncombe, Suzanne Sumner, and Brandon Dobyns of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP On Sept. 30, 2021, the FAR Council issued a deviation clause,...

Government Contractor Vaccine Mandate FAQ: Status of Class Deviations and Accommodations Process

Blank Rome - It has been a busy week on the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine mandate front. We answer questions below about the new class...

Myth Buster: There is Not a General Testing Alternative for Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate

Verrill Dana - On September 24, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force issued draft Guidance for Federal Contractors entitled COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for...

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