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Dec 22, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA Statement on Community Bank Leverage Ratio Guidance

Independent Community Bankers of America President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued the following statement on new interagency guidance that indicates temporary relief from the 9% Community Bank Leverage Ratio will expire on Dec. 31.

Dec 21, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
OSHA updates employer mandate compliance dates following court ruling

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration updated the compliance dates for its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employers with 100 or more employees following a court ruling allowing it to proceed.

Dec 20, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Court rules in favor of employer vaccine mandate

A federal appeals court ruled that the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employers with 100 or more employees may proceed, reversing a separate court’s administrative stay of enforcement.

Dec 10, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA backs bill to extend CBLR relief

ICBA expressed support for legislation to allow federal banking regulators to implement a community bank leverage ratio of 8-8.5% through 2024.

Nov 29, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Yellen, Powell testifying this week

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell are scheduled to testify this week before the Senate Banking and House Financial Services committees.

Nov 18, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA issues summary of employer vaccine mandate

ICBA published a summary of the Biden administration’s policy requiring employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or are tested weekly.