Yes, employers can require mandatory vaccinations, as a matter of prior health crises and common law. There will be some industries where it is going to be a mandate, like healthcare.
There are however possible exceptions; medical conditions, bona fide religious objection.
Two important questions.
- How can employers enforce this rule?
- What are alternatives to an employer mandate to get employees on board?
EBA has the answers to these questions and more.
Employers will need to have an administration process in place including privacy issues will play. Where can employers turn for guidance to formulating and implementing a plan? Contact Employee Benefit Advisors, we work with top HR Consultants like Ivelices Thomas, HR & Beyond.
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