The Biden Administration continues its march towards implementation and enforcement of permanent vaccination mandates. OSHA withdraws OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) On January 13, 2022, the Administration’s plan to force employers to vaccinate or test more than 84 million employees was blocked by the Supreme Court. In its ruling, the Supreme Court held that OSHARead More
Category: Government Contracts
The saga continues. In prior alerts, we have been providing updates and analysis regarding continuing practical and legal challenges to implementing the President’s Path Out of the Pandemic plan, and in particular, the Executive Order 14042 (“EO 14042”) mandating that government contractors’ employees must be vaccinated unless one of the two legal exceptions – sincerelyRead More
Supreme Court Set to Hear Oral Argument on OSHA Vaccine Rule – What Will This Mean for Government Contractors?
In the latest round of litigation on the rules being rolled out to implement the Biden Administration’s Path Out of the Pandemic, the Supreme Court signed orders yesterday to hold oral argument on January 7th, 2022 on the Sixth Circuit’s decision to dissolve the Fifth Circuit’s national stay of the Occupational Safety and Health AdministrationRead More
Louisiana District Court Joins Bandwagon of Courts Issuing Preliminary Injunctions Against Implementation of EO 14042’s Government Contractor Vaccination Mandate
Executive Order 14042 (the “EO”) and the implementing FAR clause and Safer Workforce Task Force (SWTF) Guidance – which mandate that government contractors and their subcontractors be vaccinated absent a legal exception – has been challenged by 26 states, as well as other entities. Many of these suits allege that the President’s actions exceeded hisRead More
Breaking news – Following an expedited briefing schedule and hearing, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, in Georgia v. Biden, No. 21-cv-00163, has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction staying implementation of the government contractor vaccination mandate under Executive Order (EO) 14042. The Court determined that the States of Georgia, Alabama,Read More