Posts Tagged ‘mandatory vaccination’

Does the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate Apply to Local Governments?

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

The federal government’s COVID-19 Action Plan has three vaccination prongs: a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement for vaccination of all employees of CMS-certified providers of specific enumerated services; an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirement that employers adopt either a policy requiring vaccinations or a policy allowing employees a choice between […]

Which Local Health Department Employees Must Be Vaccinated under the New CMS Rule?

Monday, November 15th, 2021

Local government employers must now comply with three separate vaccine mandates from the federal government: one that requires employees of certain Medicare-certified healthcare organizations to receive a first dose by December 4, 2021 and a second dose by January 6, 2022 (the CMS Rule); one that requires employees of federal contractors to be vaccinated by […]