April 30, 2021 BY DEF Admin
COVID-19 in the Workplace: Requiring Vaccinations and Making Exceptions
With COVID-19 vaccines now being made available for all adults, many employers are considering requiring employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to the workplace. Can employers require their employees get vaccinated? When must employers make exceptions and accommodations for employees who have reasons NOT to receive the vaccine? Do employees need proof to be excused from receiving the vaccine? Attorney Meredith Riggs Guerrero has written a guide to understanding COVID-19 vaccination requirements and exceptions in the workplace. Check it out below.
Meredith Riggs Guerrero is an attorney with the Atlanta law firm of Drew Eckl & Farnham. Her practice encompasses counseling and representation of companies in employee and business-related issues. She counsels employers in crafting and implementing legally compliant policies, procedures, and handbooks, and provides training to employees on compliance with federal and state employment laws, including anti-discrimination and wage and hour laws.