Breaking News: The Build Back Better plan just passed the US House!

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The bill is now headed to the Senate! This is the legislation also known as the “human infrastructure bill” that among other things, includes historic funding for healthcare, universal pre-K, climate change, housing, etc. The legislation still has a long way to go in light of political and procedural challenges in the Senate—and the bill will have to come back to the House for a vote if the Senate makes changes (as it inevitably will). But for now, this is … Read More

COVID-19 Update: OSHA released new ETS on vaccine mandate for employers of 100 or more employees

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This morning, OSHA released an Emergency Temporary Standard mandating vaccines or testing for employers of 100 or more employees (part-time employees are included). Covered employers are required to “develop, implement and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, unless they adopt a policy requiring employees to choose to either be vaccinated or undergo regular COVID-19 testing and wear a face covering at work.” There will be lots of analysis of this new standard in the coming days which we will share, but we … Read More

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