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Jumpstart Bill Proposed for Green Cards

USA - April 19 2022 The Jumpstart Our Legal Immigration System Act (Jumpstart), introduced by Zoe Lofgren (D-Calf.) in the House of Representatives, if passed, could…

OSHA Partially Opens Record on Rulemaking for Permanent Healthcare COVID-19 Standard

USA - March 22 2022 OSHA has just announced it is partially reopening the record on the rulemaking for the permanent healthcare COVID-19 standard known as the rule on…

D.C. Court of Appeals Panel to Hear Argument for Reinstating Healthcare ETS

USA - February 21 2022 On April 4, 2022, a merits panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on a petition seeking to force OSHA to issue a…

SCOTUS Questioning Suggests OSHA ETS is Squeezing an Elephant into a Mousehole

USA - January 7 2022 The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the OSHA ETS case. Of course one never knows how the Court will rule, but if the Justices’…

Sixth Circuit Gives Employers Lump of Coal for Christmas, Dissolves Stay of OSHA Vaccine ETS

USA - December 18 2021 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has lifted the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA)…

A Busy Day in Court For COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates in Healthcare

USA - December 14 2021 Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to enjoin New York State from enforcing its regulation requiring COVID-19 vaccination for…

Sixth Circuit Deals Blow to OSHA’s Proposed Expedited Briefing Schedule, Says it Will Keep ETS Case

USA - December 3 2021 In what is getting to be habit in the OSHA ETS litigation with courts issuing orders late Friday afternoons, the Sixth Circuit on December 3, 2021…

Unions Ask 6th Circuit to Transfer COVID Rule Case to D.C. Circuit; Government Opposes En Banc Review

USA - November 30 2021 As the OSHA COVID ETS saga continues to unfold, several union groups have filed a motion requesting that the 6th Circuit transfer all of the…

Petitioners Ask 6th Circuit to Hear OSHA ETS Challenge En Banc with All Active Judges

USA - November 22 2021 Four separate groups of petitioners challenging the OSHA ETS, including a coalition of 27 states, have asked the court to hear the OSHA challenge en…

5th Circuit Orders OSHA to Stand Down

USA - November 15 2021 In a 22-page order issued November 12, 2021, the Fifth Circuit reaffirmed its initial stay of OSHA’s vaccine Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The…