Tag: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Defense, Industry, Workforce

Navy appeals court decision barring punishment for SEALs who refused vaccine

January 24, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Justice Department attorneys filed formal notice with a federal appeals court on Friday, saying they’re challenging a Texas judge’s decision that prohibits the Navy from taking action against 35 special operators who’ve refused the COVID-19 vaccine because of religious objections. […]

Federal, Policy

Lawmakers reach deal on spending bill, but hurdles remain

December 2, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a stopgap spending bill to keep the federal government running through mid-February, though a temporary shutdown was still possible with some Senate Republicans holding out over the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for some […]

Federal, Policy

Now that the infrastructure bill has passed, the Senate turns its attention to the NDAA

November 16, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

The newly-signed infrastructure bill includes new benefits for federal firefighters. The now-signed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes new funding to raise salaries and create mental health programs for federal wildland firefighters. It also authorizes the Biden administration to convert […]

Health Care, Industry

Biden, CEOs, biz leaders meet on COVID-19 vaccine mandates

September 15, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden met Wednesday with the CEOs of Walt Disney and Columbia Sportswear, and other business executives and leaders, to discuss his recently announced vaccine requirement for companies that employ at least 100 people. The White House meeting comes […]

Industry, Workforce

What Colorado Employers Need to Know about Statewide and Denver COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

September 9, 2021

Via: JD Supra

Both the State of Colorado and the City of Denver have recently issued mandatory vaccine policies for certain segments of worker populations – and your organization may be soon required to enforce such a mandate. While the industries most impacted […]