EEOC Updates COVID Guidance

Last Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its guidance regarding employers offering incentives for employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This latest updated guidance also clarifies issues related to whether employers can mandate employees be vaccinated before entering the workplace. Specifically, it clarifies a number of ways that employers can promote vaccinations and…

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City Mandates

Major cities across the country continue to pass new legislation on an array of issues with which you should be aware – possibly coming soon to a city near you! Starting out west again, Los Angeles this week passed an ordinance that will make disposable items such as plastic utensils and paper napkins available to…

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New York Mandates Paid Vaccine Leave

Notwithstanding the struggles that many, if not most, small businesses have undergone during the coronavirus pandemic, New York is piling on with its latest mandate – the third paid leave mandate in a year – this time, paid vaccination leave for their employees. The embattled New York governor, accused of sexual harassment by seven women…

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EEOC Allows Employer Vaccine Mandates

Some weeks ago, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new guidance essentially authorizing in general that employers may require their workers get a COVID-19 vaccine. “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws,” answers questions about the legal parameters of such a mandate in the context…

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