The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it is “seeking comment” on whether businesses with fewer than 100 employees should COVID-19 vaccine and trials subject to mandate This is being applied to large businesses.
OSHA’s requirement would force businesses with more than 100 employees to get the vaccine or else their employees would have to wear masks and be tested weekly for COVID-19. This will be effective from January 4.
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But according to a summary released by OSHA, it looks like it’s considering implementing the rule. small businesses Too.
“OSHA believes that employers with 100 or more employees There is administrative ability to immediately implement the requirements of the standard, but there is little confidence that small employers can do so without disruption,” the summary says. “OSHA needs additional time to assess the ability of small employers , and is seeking comment to help the agency make that determination.”
In this photo, a medical syringe and small figures of people are seen in front of the American flag. (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images)
contains the same language federal register Page for Vaccine Rules.
The Labor Department did not immediately respond to a request from Businesshala Business to ask about the possible timing of such a rule for small employers.