Bloomberg Law
Feb. 2, 2022, 11:42 PM

Unions OSHA Health-Care Rule Case Gets D.C. Circuit Merits Panel

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington is sending to a merits panel the lawsuit filed by labor groups seeking an order forcing OSHA to reinstate its lapsed temporary Covid-19 rule for health-care workers and then quickly issue a permanent measure.

In their single-page order, issued late Wednesday, U.S. circuit judges Karen LeCraft Henderson, David Tatel, and Nina Pillard ordered that the Jan. 5 mandamus petition filed by National Nurses United, the AFL-CIO, and other groups, along with the opposition and reply briefs, be fully filed, with eight copies of each, within 10 days of the court’s ...