On November 4, 2021, OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) announced the details of the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Covid regulations in businesses of 100 employees or more. Two weeks later, after a court ruling by the 5th Circuit rejecting the ETS, OSHA announced that they would not be enforcing the ETS.
Whew! It’s like whiplash for business owners, but it’s not over.
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals won a “lottery,” which means that they will hear the additional challenges to the ETS. Ultimately, though, it’s likely to end up on the Supreme Court’s doorstep. Most