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SCOTUS Blocks Biden OSHA Vaccine or Test Mandate and Gives the Green Light to CMS Vaccine Mandate

January 14, 2022

By Curry Sexton and John Vering

On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court simultaneously issued two important
opinions regarding vaccine mandates previously imposed by the Biden
Administration:

The
Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standard requiring
COVID vaccination or weekly testing (“OSHA ETS”); […]

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard Back in Force — For Now

December 21, 2021

By John Vering and Shannon Johnson

Stay Blocking Enforcement LiftedAs we recently advised you in a client alert dated December 15, 2021, federal courts had previously blocked enforcement of multiple COVID-19 vaccination mandates, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s […]

Federal Courts Block Enforcement of Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Facilities

December 15, 2021

By Cody Weyhofen, Mark Opara,John Neyens, and John Vering

On November 29 and 30, 2021, the Eastern District of
Missouri and Western District of Louisiana, respectively, issued injunctions
blocking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) from
implementing its Interim Final Rule (the “Interim Final […]

Nine SB attorneys selected for Super Lawyers inclusion

November 15, 2021

Nine attorneys from Seigfreid Bingham have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, including three as Rising Stars.  Super Lawyers honors outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

as Rising […]

CMS Issues Rule Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination for Staff of Healthcare Facilities Participating in Medicare and Medicaid

November 5, 2021By  John Neyens, Mark Opara and John VeringOn November 4, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its much-anticipated interim final rule requiring staff of healthcare facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs to be fully […]

SB named to Best Law Firms – 2022

November 4, 2021

Kansas City, Mo. – Seigfreid Bingham, P.C.,  received a “Best Law Firms” ranking in the 2022 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers®“Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection […]

OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard on Workplace Vaccine or Testing Mandate

By: John Vering,  Mark Opara, and John Neyens

November 4, 2021

On
November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
issued its much-anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) generally
requiring employers with at least 100 employees (which includes all full-time
and part-time employees, company-wide) to mandate that their […]

EEOC Updates Guidance on ADA and Title VII Issues Regarding COVID Vaccinations, Including Handling Religious Objections to Vaccinations

October 27, 2021

By John Vering, John Neyens,Shannon Johnson and Mark Opara

On October 13, 2021, the EEOC updated Section K of its Technical Assistance Questions and Answers regarding what employers need to know concerning ADA, Title VII and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) obligations […]