Publications & Presentations
November 5, 2021
Biden Workplace Vaccination Rule Challenged by States

Co-Author, Polsinelli at Work

Twenty-six states have filed suit to challenge the emergency temporary standard regarding COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing (the “ETS”) issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) on November 4, 20201, and published in the Federal Register on November 5, 2021. Federal courts have previously held that OSHA rules are ripe for challenge when the rule is published in the Federal Register. Within hours of publication in the Federal Register, the legality of the OSHA ETS is pending in the 5th, 6th, 8th, and 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.