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Key Highlights from OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

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On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its much-anticipated COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The ETS was published in the Federal Register...more

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How are Businesses to Navigate the Conflicting Federal Vaccine Mandates and State Bans on Such Mandates?

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In the past several months there has been a flurry of Executive Orders and other legally binding rules regarding vaccine mandates. Standing first and above the rest are the Executive Order by the Biden Administration...more

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New Texas Executive Order Limits Employers’ Ability to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines in Texas

As many may have seen, on October 11, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott of Texas issued Executive Order No. GA-40 (the "Texas Order"), immediately limiting Texas employers' ability to compel employees to receive COVID-19...more

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Texas’ Third Special Legislative Session Ends Without Any Expansion of Governor Abbott’s “Vaccine Mandate Ban” Executive Order

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Texas’ Third Special Session ended on October 19, 2021 without the Texas Legislature codifying any law related to Governing Abbott’s recent Executive Order (GA-40), which prohibits entities (including private employers and...more

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Texas Legislature Fails To Act On Vaccine"No-Mandate Mandate"

Employer backlash stopped it . . . for now. The Texas Legislature ended its third Special Session this week without passing a bill to enact Gov. Greg Abbot's (R) Executive Order prohibiting employers in the state from...more

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#WorkforceWednesday: OSHA ETS in Review, Texas Vaccine Mandate Ban, Health Premium Incentives - Employment Law This Week®

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This week, we review the status of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) emergency temporary standard (ETS) requiring employers to mandate vaccines. Employers Await White House Decision on OSHA ETS ...more

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Texas Bill Restricting Transgender Student-Athlete Sports Participation About to Become Law

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Texas House Bill 25, “The Save Women’s Sports Bill,” would bar public school students from participating in interscholastic athletic opportunities designated for the opposite “biological sex.” The proposed legislation...more

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Legal Implications of Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Ban on Vaccine Mandates

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On Monday, October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-40 (“EO-40”) prohibiting COVID-19 vaccine mandates by any entity in Texas. Effective immediately, EO-40 states: “No entity in Texas can...more

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State Efforts to Require or Ban Vaccine Mandates Raise Conflicting Legal Issues

With OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for employers with 100 or more employees to be released shortly, a number of states have begun efforts to counter such mandates, or place additional...more

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Texas Executive Order to Prohibit COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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As you undoubtedly know, there has been an enormous amount of media attention given to the recent efforts by the Governor of Texas to prohibit COVID vaccine mandates in Texas. As could be expected, we have received a number...more

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5 Employer Considerations as Texas Governor Attempts to Ban Workplace Vaccine Mandates

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Earlier this week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order immediately restricting entities in the state – including employers – from compelling any individual to receive a COVID-19 vaccination if that individual...more

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

In a move sure to generate controversy, confusion, and litigation, on October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order effectively prohibiting all private businesses from requiring employees or customers...more

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FAQ: Texas Executive Order Restricting Mandatory Vaccination Policies

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On October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-40 placing restrictions on any entity (including private employers) from issuing COVID-19 vaccine mandates, subject to legislative action. It is...more

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Mandatory Vaccination Policies

This week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott handed out the nation's most extensive ban against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies. Executive Order No. GA-40 prohibits any Texas employer from issuing COVID-19 mandates for...more

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OSHA Vaccine Mandate Standard Expected Any Day Now

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Is your business ready to weather another Covid-19 storm?- On October 12, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) submitted its draft of the proposed enforcement standards to the White House’s Office...more

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Texas Governor Mandates "No Mandates" for the COVID-19 Vaccination

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Governor Abbott’s Executive Order- On October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-40 (the Texas Order) banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates by any entity, including private employers, in Texas....more

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Texas Issues Order Prohibiting Private Business Vaccine Mandates Without Broad Exemptions

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued an Executive Order prohibiting public and private employers from requiring employees or customers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine if such individuals object for “any...more

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Governor Abbott’s Newest Executive Order Restricts Texas Employers’ Ability To Impose Vaccine Mandates

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On Monday, October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-40 (the “Order”) prohibiting vaccine mandates by any entity. The Order, which was effective upon issuance, states: “No entity in Texas can...more

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Texas Executive Order Substantially Limits Private Employers From Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations

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On Oct. 11, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Executive Order No. GA-40 (EO), which prohibits any “entity in Texas” from compelling an employee or consumer to receive a COVID-19 vaccine if that person objects to the...more

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Financial Daily Dose 10.13.2021 | Top Story: Record 4.3 Million Americans Voluntarily Left Jobs in August

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Labor Department figures out Tuesday showed that a record 4.3 million U.S. workers voluntarily quit their jobs in August, “up from four million in July and . . . by far the most in the two decades the government has been...more

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Texas Executive Order Bans COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Private Employers

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Late in the afternoon on October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA 40 prohibiting “any entity,” including private employers, from requiring any individual, whether an employee or a consumer, ...more

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New Texas Executive Order Bans Vaccine Mandates for Private Employers

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On October 11, 2021, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-40, stating that no entity in Texas (including private employers and businesses) can compel COVID-19 vaccination by any individual, including an employee or...more

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Texas Governor Abbott Bars Employers and Individuals from Compelling COVID-19 Vaccines

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On October 11, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-40, which states that no entity in Texas can “compel” any individual, including any employee or consumer, to receive a COVID-19 vaccination who objects...more

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Texas Governor Issues "No-Mandate Mandate" On COVID-19 Vaccines

Oh, what a difference a few months makes. Yesterday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued Executive Order GA 40, which prohibits any entity in Texas, including private businesses, from requiring that employees or customers...more

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Texas Governor Issues Executive Order Aimed at Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates for Private Employers

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued an Executive Order (GA-40) prohibiting the enforcement of COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Texas against employees and customers of private businesses who object on certain bases, including...more

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