This week, we look at how the COVID-19 Delta variant is shifting employer vaccination policies and how that shift is conflicting with regulations in some states.

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The Shift to Mandatory Vaccinations

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is fueling another new chapter of the pandemic: mandates. Recent federal and state action is driving a trend toward employers mandating vaccines. Read more about state action in California and New Jersey.

States Hold Firm with Passport and Mandate Bans

While the trend is shifting back toward greater caution regarding COVID-19, states like Florida and Texas are sticking with bans on vaccine mandates and proof of vaccination requirements.

DOL Wage and Hour Chief Nominee Stalled in Committee  

In an 11-11 party-line tie, the Senate labor committee is deadlocked on approving David Weil’s return to the Department of Labor as the Wage and Hour Division Administrator, a post he held under the Obama administration.

Other Highlights

COVID-19 WORKFORCE (re)sources

Click here to see what state and local governments have done to address the COVID-19 pandemic this week.

Employers Tiptoeing into TikTok Hiring: Beware, Attorneys Say

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report - Adam Forman Quoted

How Can Companies in the Health Care and Life Sciences Industries Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Posture?

Diagnosing Health Care Podcast - Andrew Morrison, Alaap Shah, and Jessika Tuazon

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