Vaccine Rollout Brings Legal, Labor Concerns for Employers

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Written By: Relias Media  |  Featuring: David T. Azrin  |  Partner, Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP

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As the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines continues, healthcare employers face complicated questions about what they can require of employees, how to handle employees who refuse the vaccine, and other potential legal consequences that may result in the coming months.

In December 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna. Distribution of the vaccines began throughout the country with the first doses going to frontline healthcare workers and long-term care residents at skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.

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