Most employers plan to incentivize workers to get the vaccine — but some will require it

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

John Ho spoke with Yahoo! News about employers forcing employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. John said the emergency-use status of the vaccines could be dissuading some employers from mandating their use, a stalemate that could change once the vaccines get full approval from the Food and Drug Administration, which Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House chief medical adviser, said could happen "very soon." "It puts us all in unclear waters," he said. "Once one of these goes permanent, I think, more companies will be comfortable in mandating it." But even then, John said, the issue is fraught enough that employers should take the time to consider the impact of whatever policy they want to implement. "This is an important enough issue that you should have a written policy," he said.

To read more of this article, click here.


Related Practice Areas

Keep up-to-date with the latest news from Cozen O'Connor

Enter your City or Zip.

Probably shouldn't change this:
Sign up to receive alerts, publications, and event / webinar invites.

By submitting your contact information, you are giving Cozen O'Connor consent to contact you via email.