Bloomberg Law
Jan. 10, 2022, 8:37 PM

Shot-or-Test Time Arrives With OSHA Resolute, Employers in Limbo

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

Absent a Supreme Court directive to the contrary, Monday marked the first day the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration could begin citing employers for violating the agency’s Covid-19 shot-or-test emergency temporary standard.

The justices heard more than two hours of argument Friday from attorneys representing numerous states and businesses asking the high court to halt enforcement while the mandate is contested in a lower court. However, as of Monday afternoon, the Supreme Court had not issued an order halting—or green lighting—OSHA enforcement.

“The rule is currently in effect nationwide,” an agency spokesperson said Monday in written statement to Bloomberg ...

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