Cal/OSHA Approves and Governor Newsom Expedites Revised ETS

In some good news for everyone, Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board voted today to adopt the revised Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) proposed on June 11, 2021. Governor Newsom then signed an Executive Order making the revised ETS effective immediately upon filing with...

Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs to Address Revised ETS

On June 15, 2021, Cal/OSHA updated the FAQs related to its Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”). The update addresses the recently proposed ETS revisions, which were released on June 11, 2021 (after the Standards Board withdrew the previously proposed revisions last...

Court Issues First Decision on Mandatory Vaccinations at Work

On June 12, 2021, in a case of first impression, a federal district court judge in Houston tossed out a lawsuit filed by employees of a hospital challenging the hospital’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. The hospital’s policy is straightforward.  All employees...

CalOSHA Releases New Revisions to the ETS

For those of you still on the edge of your seats after last week’s Cal/OSHA activity, the saga continues! The Board released its updated revisions to the ETS on Friday (June 11), which it will review at the June 17 meeting.  If approved, the revised ETS will more...

Cal/OSHA Board Reverses Course

At its emergency meeting yesterday, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board withdrew the amended Emergency Temporary Standards. For now, that means the original regulations remain in place. (Read the current ETS here.) The Board meets again on the 17th. Stay tuned. Read the...
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