DECEMBER 2020 EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWSLETTER
DID THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION GRANT A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE TO EMPLOYERS?
May an employer require its employees to receive the COVID 19 vaccine when available? This is a question that has been asked of the author of this news update many times and it is becoming more common as the pandemic continues. The short answer to this question is yes—with a few caveats. The federal agency responsible for enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (“ADAAA”), i.e. the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently issued valuable guidance to employers on this very topic. To read the full article, click here