In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted a temporary stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).

The Court described the standard as a “blunt instrument” demanding most employers to require two-thirds of the American workforce to receive COVID-19 vaccinations or otherwise undergo weekly testing. The justices tipped their hands in the January 13 decision on how they might ultimately rule on the merits, stating that petitioners challenging the standard are likely to succeed in their arguments that OSHA exceeded its authority in promulgating the standard. Read more here>

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Photo of Courtney M. Malveaux Courtney M. Malveaux

Courtney M. Malveaux is a principal in the Richmond, Virginia, office of Jackson Lewis. P.C. He is co-leader of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Health practice group. His practice focuses on representing employers cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other…

Courtney M. Malveaux is a principal in the Richmond, Virginia, office of Jackson Lewis. P.C. He is co-leader of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Health practice group. His practice focuses on representing employers cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other regulatory agencies, oftentimes following catastrophic incidents.

Photo of Melanie L. Paul Melanie L. Paul

Melanie L. Paul is a principal in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is co-leader of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Health practice group. Her practice focuses on occupational safety and health and wage and hour issues. Melanie’s clients benefit…

Melanie L. Paul is a principal in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is co-leader of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Health practice group. Her practice focuses on occupational safety and health and wage and hour issues. Melanie’s clients benefit from her unique inside experience as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) for more than a decade.

Photo of Patricia Anderson Pryor Patricia Anderson Pryor

Patricia Anderson Pryor is a principal and litigation manager of the Cincinnati, Ohio, and Louisville, Kentucky offices of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Photo of Jenifer M. Bologna Jenifer M. Bologna

Jenifer Bologna is a principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Photo of Sheri L. Giger Sheri L. Giger

Sheri L. Giger is a principal in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is co-leader of the firm’s Disability, Leave and Health Management (DLHM) practice group.

Photo of Katharine C. Weber Katharine C. Weber

Katharine C. Weber is a principal in the Cincinnati, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and co-leader of the firm’s Disability, Leave and Health Management (DLHM) practice group.

Photo of Joseph J. Lynett Joseph J. Lynett

Joseph Lynett is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and  and co-leader of the firm’s Disability, Leave and Health Management (DLHM) practice group. His practice focuses on assisting clients in meeting the legal and practical challenges…

Joseph Lynett is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and  and co-leader of the firm’s Disability, Leave and Health Management (DLHM) practice group. His practice focuses on assisting clients in meeting the legal and practical challenges posed by federal and state laws protecting injured and ill employees, as well as disabled students and members of the public. Mr. Lynett provides imaginative and creative solutions to the complex array of workplace disability and health management issues faced by both large and small companies.

Learn more about Mr. Lynett on the Jackson Lewis website.

Photo of Kristina T. Brooks Kristina T. Brooks

Kristina Brooks is of counsel in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on occupational safety and health issues in the workplace, and where employee safety is concerned, is an avid believer in the saying “an ounce of…

Kristina Brooks is of counsel in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on occupational safety and health issues in the workplace, and where employee safety is concerned, is an avid believer in the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”