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Legal Alert: New Requirements For Employers To Address COVID-19 Announced By President Biden On September 9, 2021
President Biden announced multiple new federal requirements that will impose upon employers mandates that are intended to cause more Americans to be vaccinated. The new requirements announced on September 9, 2021 will be enforced in part through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the Department of Labor, and in part through Executive Orders signed by the President on September 9, 2021. These new initiatives are explained below.
I. Vaccination Or Weekly Testing, And Paid Time Off For Vaccines To Be Required For Businesses With 100 Or More Employees.
COVID-19: What Now? Update On Safety Protocols, American Rescue Plan Act, Paid Leave, Vaccinations & More
As the world slowly returns to “normal” employers still are subject to a number of requirements and recommendations to address COVID-19. On March 24, 2021, by Executive Order 2021-06, Governor Ducey lifted mandatory restrictions or requirements that had previously been in place to prevent COVID-19 exposures, leaving companies to exercise their discretion in how best to comply with mandates to provide a safe workplace.
What precautions should employers keep in place? Does it matter if employees are vaccinated?
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Actions and Injunctions To Protect Workers from Violence in the Workplace
Violence in the workplace, which includes physical violence, harassment, and intimidation, is on the rise. In fact, according to the most recent United States Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the matter, “violence by humans or animals,” which includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injury, and attacks by animals, are the second leading cause of workplace fatalities, second only to transportation-related incidents. Domestic violence situations spill into the workplace at times so companies should take steps to protect workers.
Gammage & Burnham is pleased to announce that 29 of our attorneys have been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers© list! Best Lawyers© recognition is based solely on a confidential peer review process.
Special congratulations to Timothy N. Forsman, Daniel L. Marks, and James B. Senften for being named to the inaugural “Ones To Watch” list and to Randall S. Dalton and Joseph P. Richardson who have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective categories.
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