Spencer Fane attorneys Brian Peterson, Megan Meadows, Randi Winter, and Julia Vander Weele were recently featured in BenefitsPRO, the Kansas City Business Journal, and the St. Louis Business Journal, addressing updates related to COVID-19 mandates and workplace issues.
Titled “Supreme Court issues vaccination mandate decisions: Where we stand today,” Brian and Randi discussed the United States Supreme Court’s decision (issued on January 13, 2022) concerning the federal Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). Randi also provided a Q&A covering the COVID-19 vaccine and religious accommodation requests in a second BenefitsPRO article.
Also featured in Benefits Pro, Julia authored “Still plenty to consider for COVID-related benefit mandates,” where she details how group health plan sponsors can prepare for COVID-19 related medical claims in 2022. Julia also provided insight about best practices for employers navigating workplace compliance during the pandemic in a Kansas City Business Journal article.
Megan was featured in a St. Louis Business Journal article titled “Why the Supreme Court’s OSHA ruling could be more complicated for multi-state employers.” She discussed the complexity surrounding companies that operate in more than one state following the Supreme Court’s ruling (in January) on the ETS.
Since these articles were published, there have been numerous developments concerning COVID-19 guidance and mandates. For more information, please click here.
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