DC State of Emergency: COVID-19 Action Plan

On December 20, 2021, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced D.C.’s COVID-19 Action Plan in response to the unprecedented surge related to the Omicron variant.  The highlights of the Action Plan include: Reinstating the indoor mask mandate beginning December 21 at 6:00 a.m. until January 31, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. Instituting a mandate that all employees, contractors,… More

Emergency Alert- OSHA’s Vaccine or Test ETS is Back ON (Companies with 100+ Employees, Take Note!)

In a Friday night surprise for all business owners with at least 100 employees, the federal courts dissolved the stay on the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard, meaning that the rule requiring that employees either vaccinate or test weekly is now back in place.  For now.  As always, stay tuned, because there will almost certainly be… More

D.C. Enacts Paid COVID-19 Vaccination and Recovery Leave and Federal Contractor Vaccination Mandate Enjoined Nationwide

D.C. Paid COVID-19 Vaccination and Recovery Leave On November 18, 2021, the District of Columbia amended the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act to provide paid leave for COVID-19 vaccinations and recovery. Effective immediately, the amendment requires D.C. employers to provide up to 2 hours of paid leave for an employee or a child who… More