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Look Ahead to the week of December 6, 2021

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Both the House and Senate will be in session this week. Last week, the House and Senate passed a short-term spending bill to fund the government until February 18. However, they still have a laundry list of issues to address...more

Woodruff Sawyer

Federal OSHA ETS, Federal Contractor, and CMS Funding Linked Vaccine Mandates Update

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Federal vaccine mandates are facing new developments. Two of the three federal vaccine mandates are under injunction in all states (and therefore temporarily unenforceable) with the third under injunction in three states....more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

U.S. District Court Enjoins Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee

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As educational institutions sort through the contradictory patchwork of legal requirements regarding COVID vaccine mandates that have emerged over the past year, a U.S. District Court in Kentucky added one more wrinkle. While...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

DOJ Seeks Stay of KY, OH, and TN Injunction; Hearings Go Forward in Other Government Contractor Vaccine Mandate Cases

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As we previously reported, on November 30, the District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (ED of KY) enjoined the government “from enforcing the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors in all...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Biden EPA Doubles Down on Chemical Regulation with PFAS Strategic Roadmap

The agenda-setting document promises rulemakings across multiple EPA programs to expand the scope—and accelerate the pace—of PFAS regulation. The Biden administration continues the beat on PFAS regulation by releasing its...more

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Department of Justice Year-End Update Shows “China Initiative” Prosecutions Are Alive and Well

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The Department of Justice on November 19, 2021, updated its online information sheet about its ongoing China Initiative, which “reflects the [DOJ’s] strategic priority of countering Chinese national security threats” by...more

Michael Volkov

FCPA Enforcement Actions: “O DOJ, SEC, Wherefore Art Thou, DOJ & SEC?”

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FCPA practitioners, In-house counsel and compliance officers, and yes, even the FCPA Paparazzi, have been patient enough. As the saying goes, talk is cheap.  It is action that counts....more

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President Biden Resurrects Obama-Era Executive Order on Non-Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts

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On November 18, 2021, the Biden administration resurrected an executive order first issued by President Obama that the Trump administration had subsequently rescinded....more

Jackson Walker

US Tightens Restrictions for International Travelers as Omicron Spreads

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This article, originally published on November 11, 2021, has been revised. On Thursday, December 2, the Biden administration tightened entry requirements for air travelers to the United States following the global spread...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week In Review: December 2021

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Advancing the “Made-in-America” Movement

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The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that President Biden signed on November 15, expands the provisions supporting American manufacturing through federal procurement. The IIJA statutory directives...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

What We Know And Don’t About The Federal Court Order Enjoining EO 14042

In news that will be of interest to every federal contractor, including large and small businesses, universities, banks, and the health care industry, Executive Order 14042 (along with the related Task Force Guidance and...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

District Court Issues Stay of Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee

On Tuesday, November 30th, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction halting the government's enforcement of the federal contractor vaccine mandate on federal...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Federal Judges Put Mandatory Vaccination Rules on Hold for Health Care Providers and Federal Contractors

On Tuesday, a Louisiana federal district court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from implementing or enforcing regulations requiring employees of...more

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Dialysis & Nephrology Digest - December 2021

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SCOTUS to consider case alleging private plan’s ESRD coverage violates MSPA - The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefits Plan v. DaVita, which alleges a private...more

Smith Anderson

Most Federal Government Contractors Still Must Comply with President Biden’s Federal Vaccine Mandate

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Despite a recent court ruling covering three states, most federal government contractors still must comply with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate ("Contractor Vaccine Mandate") included in President Biden’s Executive Order 14042,...more

Snell & Wilmer

Travel Ban Round Two

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In response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the Biden Administration reinstated travel restrictions for certain foreign nationals through Presidential Proclamation 10315. This new measure is a reverse course of...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

OMB Releases Guidance to Advance Equity for Underserved Small Businesses in Federal Procurement

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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released guidance on December 2, 2021, implementing Executive Order 13985, “Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government” (EO).  The...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Labor Department Finalizes Increase in Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors to $15 Per Hour

On November 22, the federal Department of Labor issued final regulations implementing the provisions of an executive order to raise the minimum wage for employees working on federal contracts and subcontracts to $15.00 per...more

Poyner Spruill LLP

CMS Vaccine Mandate Temporarily Enjoined

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Three vaccine mandates were issued by the federal government in November, and now two of the three have been enjoined nationwide.  On November 5, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order directing OSHA to cease...more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Tax & Financial Services Week Ahead, November 15, 2021

The House and Senate will reconvene Monday at 6:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively.  What to Watch This afternoon, President Joe Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act—the bipartisan infrastructure...more

Arent Fox

Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate Enforcement Halted in 3 States/Deadline Delayed Nationwide

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Shifting standards and deadlines place additional burdens on contractors seeking to remain in compliance. What to Know - On November 30, 2021, a federal judge granted an injunction barring the government from enforcing the...more

Allen Matkins

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - December 2021

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State Water Project will deliver no water to most communities next year - The Mercury News – December 1 - In a stark indicator of California’s worsening drought, Governor Gavin Newsom’s administration announced this...more

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Court Blocks Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate in Kentucky, Ohio, And Tennessee

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As a result of a somewhat surprising ruling from a federal court judge in Kentucky Tuesday, the federal government is currently blocked from enforcing the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors in all...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Report on Research Compliance Volume 18, Number 12. In This Month’s E-News: December 2021

Report on Research Compliance 18, no. 12 (December, 2021) - A month after rumors circulated that President Biden planned to tap former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf to serve again, the...more

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