Campus Messages regarding Executive Order

  • Preliminary Injunction of Federal Contractor Requirements

    Earlier today, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia granted a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 and the accompanying guidance from the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force as it relates to covered contracts, including the requirement that covered contractor employees be vaccinated. The injunction takes […]

  • Notifications to Employees Affected by the Federal Vaccine Mandate Underway

    The University of Georgia will begin notifying employees who are covered by the federal vaccine mandate via email today, Friday, October 29, 2021.  Notifications will be made on a rolling basis as we identify covered individuals. As indicated in the October 26 Archnews, “covered contractor employee” is a term that is broadly defined under the federal government’s Safer […]

  • Federal COVID-19 Requirements for University of Georgia Covered Employees

    On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042, “Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.” This Executive Order requires most federal contractors, including the University of Georgia, to comply with COVID-19 guidance from the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (“Task Force”). This guidance was initially issued on September 24, 2021, and requires that federal contracts […]