Chris Nickels Quoted in Business Insurance Article About Impact of Supreme Court Decision on Employer Vaccine MandatesBusiness Insurance 02/01/22
Chris Nickels, a Labor & Employment partner in the Quarles & Brady Milwaukee office, was quoted in a Business Insurance article about how employers are dealing with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to block the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large employers.
An excerpt from the article:
Eliminating OSHA’s emergency temporary standard let most employers off the hook with regards to the agency’s “administration burden” of compliance, yet it did not change some employers’ march toward mandatory vaccinations, said Chris Nickels, Milwaukee-based partner and chair of the OSHA subgroup at Quarles & Brady LLP.
“Certainly some of my clients have gone forward with mandatory vaccination policies,” he said, adding that some have been barred by state regulations. Several states — Montana and Tennessee, for example — have enacted laws banning employers from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations.