Tag: COVID-19

California Appellate Court Rejects Challenge to COVID-19 Emergency Rule

In Western Growers Association, et al, v. Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, et al, the California appellate court recently affirmed the lower court’s decision denying a challenge to Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).  This decision has far-reaching implications, affording considerable deference to the… Continue Reading “California Appellate Court Rejects Challenge to COVID-19 Emergency Rule”

FAQs Clarify Isolation and Quarantine Periods under Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Rule

Since our blog post only a week ago concerning the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) guidance on isolation and quarantine periods and its implications for the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), the CDPH has revised this guidance (January 6, 2022) – this… Continue Reading “FAQs Clarify Isolation and Quarantine Periods under Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Rule”

Cal/OSHA Aligns with CDC’s Updated Guidance for Isolation and Quarantine Time

CDC recently updated and shortened its recommended isolation and quarantine periods for the general population. To be precise, CDC issued a media statement laying out its new guidance, but CDC’s actual Isolation Guidance webpage has not yet been updated. CDC explained in a statement that “[b]oth… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA Aligns with CDC’s Updated Guidance for Isolation and Quarantine Time”

OSHA’s Vaccinate-or-Test ETS in the Hands of the Supreme Court

By Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s COVID-19 Task Force As we shared over the weekend, at 6:50 PM on Friday night (December 17th), a three-judge panel at the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the nationwide stay of OSHA’s Vaccinate-or-Test ETS that had been issued… Continue Reading “OSHA’s Vaccinate-or-Test ETS in the Hands of the Supreme Court”

FAQs About OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force In a Friday night surprise (December 17th), the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the nationwide stay of OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS, so the ETS is alive and well (unless the U.S. Supreme… Continue Reading “FAQs About OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard”

BREAKING – Sixth Circuit Rescinds Stay of OSHA’s Vaccinate-or-Test Emergency Temporary Standard

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force We apologize for interrupting what we hoped be a quiet, pre-holiday weekend for everyone, but we have very important and time sensitive news to share about the status of OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). … Continue Reading “BREAKING – Sixth Circuit Rescinds Stay of OSHA’s Vaccinate-or-Test Emergency Temporary Standard”

Cal/OSHA Standards Board to Consider Revised COVID-19 Emergency Rule for Re-adoption

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has issued a revised draft of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for a second re-adoption.  This draft shows in underlined text the latest proposed changes from the current emergency regulation (not the October draft text discussed in our prior… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA Standards Board to Consider Revised COVID-19 Emergency Rule for Re-adoption”

OSHA Issues Its COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard

By Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s COVID-19 Task Force At long last, OSHA has revealed its COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing emergency regulation.  The Federal Register site has updated to show the pre-publication package, which is set to run officially in the Federal Register tomorrow, November 5th.  The 490-page… Continue Reading “OSHA Issues Its COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard”

OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard Set to Issue Imminently

By Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s COVID-19 Task Force OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing emergency temporary standard is expected to be released imminently, likely Wednesday or Thursday of this week. OMB Has Concluded Its Review of the ETS: This morning, OMB’s website updated again, but this… Continue Reading “OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard Set to Issue Imminently”

Cal/OSHA Proposes Revised COVID-19 ETS for Readoption

Last month, Cal/OSHA issued a discussion draft of a proposed Cal/OSHA COVID-19 “permanent rule” and convened an Advisory Committee, involving hours of comment on September 23, 2021 by employer and labor advocates and public health officials.  Conn Maciel Carey served on the Advisory Committee… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA Proposes Revised COVID-19 ETS for Readoption”

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