Thursday, December 10, 2020

Can a Company Require its Employees to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

 By: Scott Mirsky, Principal

Summary: Employers need to understand the rules on mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for its workforce. While an employer can require its employees to get the vaccine before returning to work, several exceptions exist. The two major exceptions are for employees with ADA disabilities and employees with sincere religious beliefs. Employees represented by unions or working for the government may also have additional protections.