As expected, the Biden Administration today asked the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate the vaccine mandate that would require employers with 100 or more employees to be vaccinated or tested weekly for COVID-19.
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With government and private-sector vaccine mandates taking effect soon, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission yesterday updated its technical assistance question-and-answer document to provide guidance on how employers may respond to an employee’s request for an accommodation to a vaccine requirement based on a conflict between that requirement and the employee’s sincerely held religious beliefs, practices, or observances.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration sent the Office of Management and Budget on Tuesday a draft emergency temporary standard that would implement part of President Biden’s vaccine mandates.
President Biden announced a wide-ranging set of policies to address COVID-19, including a requirement that private-sector businesses with 100 or more employees to “ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated” or require unvaccinated workers to be tested weekly for COVID-19.
As banks and other employers decide whether to mandate vaccination of their employees, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, for individuals 16 years of age and older.
As COVID-19 Delta variant transmission rates remain high, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear a mask in “public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission.
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In a podcast crossover event sponsored by Infinidat, we present the latest episode of the ABA Pandemic Update. ABA’s Paul Benda provides the latest on COVID-19 cases and vaccination rates, noting that the vaccination of older Americans has reduced COVID deaths even as cases have risen in certain parts of the country.
The trials of the past year required herculean efforts on the part of bank employees to meet their clients’ needs, and they have taken a toll on many bankers. Jennifer Young discusses TD Bank’s “full well-being approach” to supporting employees.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, ABA Senior Counsel Shaun Kern discusses the OCC’s recent proposal to revise its rules on permissible bank premises for national banks and federal thrifts, as well as ABA’s call for the agency to withdraw the proposal.