iAS News Flash

LA Supreme Court Says Private Employers May Mandate Employee Vaccinations

In Hayes v. University Health Shreveport, the Louisiana Supreme Court upheld a private employer’s COVID vaccine mandate. Relying on the state’s well-established employment-at-will doctrine, the court held that a private employer is entitled to set whatever conditions and terms of employment it wants, including a COVID vaccine mandate, provided those conditions and terms do not run […]

OSHA Withdraws Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA has withdrawn the vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS) issued on Nov. 5, 2021 that would have been applicable to employers with 100 or more employees. The withdrawal is effective TODAY. Although OSHA is withdrawing the vaccination and testing ETS as an enforceable emergency temporary standard, the agency is not withdrawing the ETS as a […]


The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the vaccine-or-testing rule for private businesses with at least 100 employees, but allowed to take effect the vaccine policy rolled out in November by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which sought to require the Covid-19 vaccine for certain health care workers […]