Adam Hamel and Brian Garrett to Speak on OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing

McLane Middleton attorneys Adam M. Hamel and Brian B. Garrett will be speaking at the MA Society of CPAs’ upcoming webinar, “OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing” on November 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) imposing significant new requirements on employers with 100 or more employees regarding COVID-19 vaccination, testing, face coverings, notification and recordkeeping. OSHA and the Biden Administration have said that this ETS is necessary to protect unvaccinated workers from the risk of contracting COVID-19 at work. During this webinar, Adam Hamel and Brian Garrett will facilitate a discussion of the ETS and how firms/companies can best prepare.

Adam is a director in McLane Middleton’s Litigation Department and chair of the firm’s Employment Law Practice Group, concentrating his practice in the areas of business, employment and probate litigation. Adam regularly assists clients on a variety of commercial and employment litigation matters, including claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, and violations of restrictive covenants. Adam also has extensive experience working on will contests, fiduciary litigation and guardianships.  Adam can be reached at (781) 904-2710 or

Brian has extensive experience in a broad range of education, employment, and complex commercial litigation matters throughout the country, including in state and federal courts, in alternative resolution processes, and before various administrative agencies.  Brian focuses his practice on understanding and serving the needs of independent day and boarding schools, colleges and universities, and early child care programs. Brian partners with many of the country’s leading independent schools to provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of school operations, including establishing new schools, student and parent issues, employment matters, school governance and leadership, and general risk management. He works closely with board chairs, heads of schools, financial officers, and other senior leadership members in tackling complex matters affecting school communities.  Brian can be reached at (603) 334-6934 or

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