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Federal OSHA Issues “Vaccine or Test” Emergency Temporary Standard for Large Employers

By: | 11.05.21 | HR Alerts, Coronavirus,
On November 4, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all employers with at least 100 employees to ensure that their workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or sub...

MidAtlantic Employers’ Plans to Return to the Office

By: | 10.19.21 | Coronavirus
Similar to our August 31st Town Hall, MEA dedicated the entire October 12th Town Hall to discuss the ever-changing policies and protocols around returning to the physical workplace. To determine what employers in the MidAtlantic region have implemented, we polled our at...

COVID-19 Update: Returning to the Physical Workplace

By: | 09.15.21 | Coronavirus
Recently, MEA dedicated the entire August 31st Town Hall to discussing the decisions employers are facing when it comes to returning to the physical workplace. To garner insights, we polled our attendees to see what protocols employers have implemented. Masks in the ...

Employer Trends on Voluntary and Mandatory Vaccination

By: | 08.18.21 | Coronavirus
With the Delta variant sparking a rise in COVID-19 cases and the resulting uncertainty, many employers are revisiting the question of employee vaccinations. This August, MEA conducted a survey of our members and other companies in the MidAtlantic region to garner insigh...

Returning to the Physical Workplace: Legal and Practical Issues

By: | 06.24.21 | Events, Coronavirus,
Director of Member Legal & Compliance Services, Amy McAndrew spoke alongside John Larock, Director of HR at Qfix, during our 14th Annual HR & Employment Law Conference. Both McAndrew and Larock spoke about the legal and practical issues&...

COVID-19 Status for Employers & PA Dept of Health Updates

By: | 04.20.21 | Coronavirus
Revised COVID-19 Updates for Employers   During MEA’s weekly Town Hall, we heard from Amy McAndrew, Esq, about a full COVID-19 update for employers.  While there are no current restrictions around travel, the CDC is currently discouraging travel. E...