employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccinations

[Update: This article has been updated to reflect the new guidance from California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) issued in March]

Many questions exist about the COVID-19 vaccine in terms of the workplace and employees.  Here are five common questions employers face in terms of mandating the vaccine and requirements that apply to

On December 16, 2020, the EEOC issued guidance on employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccinations.  The requirement by employers for employees to receive vaccinations raises many issues dealing with privacy, the extent of control employers have over employees, and workplace safety, among others.  Here are five issues employers should understand about the new EEOC guidance:

1. Can