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Jill Lashay, shareholder in the Firm's Labor & Employment section, was quoted in Fierce Healthcare article, “Conflicting federal, state COVID-19 vaccine requirements have hospitals trapped in noncompliance.”

Jill Lashay, a labor and employment law attorney for Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, similarly said to expect a states’ rights fight to play out across courtrooms.

“Notwithstanding the legal presumption that federal law is controlling, states are certain to challenge the breadth and heavy-handed intervention of the federal government into what many see as clear rights of the states to take actions that best serve their citizens,” she told Fierce Healthcare. “Such challenges will likely be seen first in response to OSHA’s Emergency Temporary … because that federal standard will apply to more than federal contractors.”