#WorkforceWednesday: OSHA ETS on Hold, Retaliation Claims Increase, "Vaccination Ambassadors" - Employment Law This Week®

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Welcome to #WorkforceWednesday. This week, employers continue waiting on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) COVID-19 emergency temporary standard as retaliation claims rise.

Secretary of Labor Puts OSHA’s COVID-19 ETS on Hold

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh has requested a hold on OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), pending an update based on the latest scientific analysis. See the link below for last week’s Employers and the New See more +

Welcome to #WorkforceWednesday. This week, employers continue waiting on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) COVID-19 emergency temporary standard as retaliation claims rise.

Secretary of Labor Puts OSHA’s COVID-19 ETS on Hold

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh has requested a hold on OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), pending an update based on the latest scientific analysis. See the link below for last week’s Employers and the New Administration podcast, to learn what’s expected in the ETS.

COVID-19 Retaliation Claims Increase

According to Bloomberg Law, there have been over 300 COVID-19-related retaliation claims filed with OSHA so far this year, with 34 filed in the last month.

CDC Releases Guidance on Increasing Employee Vaccinations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidance on steps for encouraging employee vaccinations. The agency recommends that employers train “vaccination ambassadors” to increase vaccine acceptance in the workplace.

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