Nov. 12, 2021 update: The Fifth Circuit Court continued the stay. Following the order, OSHA has suspended the enforcement of the OSHA standard.
Nov. 16, 2021 update: The Sixth Circuit Court (Cincinnati, OH) was chosen by lottery to hear all cases related to OSHA's emergency standard. The future of OSHA's standard remains uncertain.
Dec. 17, 2021 update: The Sixth Circuit Court has reinstated OSHA's emergency standard, which means that covered by the standard employers must mandate vaccination or weekly testing to their employees, starting January 4, 2022. This will affect approximately 80 million workers. OSHA said it will delay enforcement of the vaccination requirements of the ETS until January 10, 2022, and will wait until February 9, 2022, to start enforcing the optional testing component of the ETS.
January 13, 2022 update: The U.S. Supreme Court has lifted OSHA's emergency standard. Private employers do not have to (though they still may choose to) impose a vaccination mandate on employees.