The following dashboard provides an at-a-glance summary of the federal vaccine mandates and their current legal status.  To learn more about each mandate, follow the links to HR Law Watch articles.

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Mandate Requirements of Mandate Current Status
Federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS) Requires all covered employers to ensure that employees are fully vaccinated by January 4 or test weekly, among other requirements.

HR Law Watch Links: 

6th Circuit Wins OSHA ETS Lottery

NLRB Outlines Employers’ Duty to Bargain Over Implementation of OSHA ETS

Federal Vaccine Mandates Maze Can Trap Unwary Employer

OSHA Unveils Vaccination or Testing Rule for Large, Private Employers

Summary of OSHA ETS

Enjoined nationwide as of November 12, 2021.  See BST Holdings, L.L.C., et al. v. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, et al., No. 21-60845 (5th Cir. November 12, 2021).
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Requirements Requires vaccinations for healthcare workers.

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Biden’s Vaccine Mandates For Federal Contractors and Health Care Workers Are Halted

Federal Vaccine Mandates Maze Can Trap Unwary Employer

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Announce that Healthcare Staff Must Be Vaccinated by January 4

Enjoined nationwide as of November 29, 2021.  See Missouri, et al. v. Biden, et al., Docket No. 4:21-cv-01329-MTS (U.S. Dist. Ct. E.D. Mo., Nov. 29, 2021)Louisiana, et al. v. Becerra, et al. Docket No. 3:21-CV-03970 (U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist La., Nov. 30, 2021).
Federal Contractor Executive Order Requires vaccination for some employees of federal contractors.

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Biden’s Vaccine Mandates For Federal Contractors and Health Care Workers Are Halted

Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Deadline Extended

Federal Vaccine Mandates Maze Can Trap Unwary Employer

Enjoined nationwide as of December 7, 2021.  See Georgia, et al. v. Biden et al., Docket No. 1:21-cv-163 (U.S. Dist. Ct., S.D. GA, Dec. 7, 2021).
Federal Employee Executive Order Requires vaccination for federal employees.

See Federal Employee Executive Order

Enforcement delayed to January, 2022.