In re: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Petitioner
- Case Status: Decided
- Docket Number: 20-1158
- Category: COVID-19
The AFL-CIO and others formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue an emergency rule requiring employers to protect workers from COVID-19.
May 29, 2020
The Restaurant Law Center, U.S Chamber of Commerce, and others file brief as amici curiae.
June 11, 2020
A three-judge panel denied the ALF-CIO’s petition for a writ of mandamus making the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issue an “emergency temporary standard” covering the virus, citing the “considerable deference” the court owes the agency.