White House Says It Will Delay Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate Until January 4

Friday, November 5, 2021

Yesterday, in conjunction with the release of the new OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring most large employers to require that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19, the White House announced that it would delay the vaccination deadline applicable to covered federal contractors under Executive Order 14042 until January 4, 2022 to coincide with the ETS deadline.

White House Fact Sheet senior administration official and has not yet been published in guidance from the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force or any federal contracting agency, to the best of our knowledge. We will discuss the delayed effective date of the contractor vaccination mandate along with the new ETS in a Virtual Member Roundtable on Friday, November 12, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. EST. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact any one of our compliance policy experts at 202-629-5650 or info@cwc.org


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