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Yes, Your Employer Can Require You to Get Vaccinated Before Coming Back to the Office

Spectrum News 1

11 Feb 2021

Janie Schulman spoke to Spectrum News 1 about Morrison & Foerster’s third COVID-19 Impact Survey, which found that employers are facing the issue of whether or not they should require employees to be inoculated for COVID-19 before returning to the office.

“There have been lawsuits across the country by employees regarding a number of COVID-related issues,” Janie said. “They range in the topic. Some of them involve issues regarding employees who believe they should be working remotely. There is some litigation, and I expect there to be more over time regarding COVID-related employee issues.”

According to the survey, “the biggest challenge for employers operating in this largely uncharted territory is weighing the benefits and potential legal risks of mandating employee vaccinations against the benefits and potential legal risks that not doing so would pose to the business.”

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