The Supreme Court just blocked OSHA’s vaccine ETS from being enforced for the foreseeable future, meaning your compliance to-do list has gotten significantly shorter – but it has by no means disappeared. While today’s 6 to 3 SCOTUS decision means you no longer have to follow the January 10 deadline, this Insight will provide you a practical six-step priority list to guide you on your way during the days ahead.
Technically, the Court didn’t kill the ETS for good, but the long-term prognosis is not looking good. SCOTUS reapplied the temporary injunction that once again blocks OSHA from enforcing the ETS for the time being while the parties continue to battle in lower courts over whether the emergency rule is valid. There are two ways that the rule could come back to life in its original or a revised form: