Justin Furrow Shares Employer Vaccination and Testing Information With WDEF News 12
In an interview by WDEF News 12, Justin Furrow, labor and employment chair and COVID-19 task force co-chair for Chambliss, covered OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard for vaccinations and testing and how it impacts employers.
On November 4, 2021, the deadline of January 4, 2022, was released for mandatory requirements to aid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Private employers with 100 or more employees are required to have their employees prove their vaccination status or submit to weekly testing. Justin shared legal perspective on the controversial topic and what this means for Tennessee businesses.
Details and a video of the interview can be found in the article, “Decisions local businesses face over vaccine mandate.”
For details on the mandate and reporting requirements announced, please watch Justin’s video update: Quick Highlights of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing.
If your organization has questions or concerns about the requirements, please contact Justin or another member of the Labor and Employment team.