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.
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.
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