Mandatory COVID Vaccines? Fisher Phillips’ Healthcare Co-Chair Provides Insight to Help Employers Consider Their Options
Employers across the country are weighing their legal options of whether to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine in their workplaces. Kevin Troutman, co-chair of Fisher Phillips’ Healthcare practice, spoke with Cheddar on whether employers can mandate their workforce to get inoculated. He says that while it is legal for employers to mandate their workforce receive the vaccine, he says the question is whether a mandate is appropriate for each employer. Kevin also notes that federal guidance is constantly changing, so he recommends employers keep an eye on agencies like the EEOC for new rules around vaccinations.
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