Late Friday, December 17, 2021, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the government’s motion to lift the stay on the OSHA COVID-19 mandate imposed by the Fifth Circuit on November 6, 2021. This ruling allows OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) to go into effect.
Archives for December 20, 2021
The EEOC recently announced that the 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is tentatively scheduled to open on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The EEO-1 Component 1 report is a mandatory data collection that requires all private-sector employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors with 50 or more employees meeting certain criteria, to report on the race/ethnicity and gender of their workforce by job categories. Covered employers are required to submit their data annually to the EEOC, collecting employment data between any period from October through December.
On December 16, 2021, Cal-OSHA re-adopted its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for a second time after previously doing so on June 17, 2021. While Cal-OSHA initially proposed language for a second re-adoption on October 20, 2021, the Cal-OSHA Board delayed voting to re-adopt the prior version. Now, Cal-OSHA has further revised the language to include enhanced restrictions for vaccinated employees and align closely with the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) recommendations. The new amendments will go into effect on January 14, 2022.
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