Labor & Employment

Do Employers Have to Comply with Federal OSHA’s Vaccine-or-Test Mandate Right Now?

Unless the Supreme Court intervenes, employers in roughly half of the United States must vaccinate or test employees by February 9, 2021. In those states, federal OSHA regulates workplace safety directly, and so the federal large employer vaccine-or-test mandate will… Read more
R. Patrick Bolling
Daniel C. Summerlin III
Daniel C. Summerlin III
Principal and President

Executive Orders and Vaccine Mandates

Last week, there was a flurry of activity from the Biden Administration regarding vaccine mandates among federal employees, federal contractors, and large employers (100+ employees). Not to be outdone, Virginia implemented new revisions to the Final Permanent Standard that took… Read more
Daniel C. Summerlin III
Daniel C. Summerlin III
Principal and President
Thomas M. Winn III
R. Patrick Bolling

Recent Changes to Virginia’s Final Permanent Standard for COVID-19

Virginia employers face additional hurdles as the Safety and Health Codes Board, a subset of the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry, and Governor Northam finished their months-long public review of January’s Final Permanent Standard (FPS). The resulting revisions took… Read more
Daniel C. Summerlin III
Daniel C. Summerlin III
Principal and President
Thomas M. Winn III
R. Patrick Bolling

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