Bloomberg Law
Oct. 12, 2021, 11:47 PM

OSHA Sends Employer Vaccine Rule to White House for Final Review

Ben Penn
Ben Penn

The U.S. Labor Department advanced an emergency regulation for final White House review that will force many private-sector companies to require employee vaccinations or virus testing.

DOL’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration sent the rule to the White House’s regulatory office Tuesday, the agency announced. Although the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs can sometimes take months to conclude its analysis, President Joe Biden called for an expedited process, which could mean the office will give its OK in as little as a day.

OSHA would then be able to publish the emergency temporary standard, and it would take effect ...

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