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Alec F. Cerqueira is an associate attorney in the firm’s Chicago office, focusing his practice in toxic tort litigation, employment litigation and sports, recreation & …

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Now That Vaccine Distribution Has Begun, What Issues Do Employers Face?


Over the course of 2020, American employers have been diligently working to navigate through many workplace issues caused by COVID-19. With the pandemic’s end finally in sight thanks to the recent FDA approval of the Pfizer and ModernaCOVID-19 vaccines, those same employers now must start preparing for critical questions that come with the availability of a vaccine.

Can Employers Require Employee Vaccination?

Generally, private employers can mandate employee vaccination for the benefit of the business, other employees, or customers.[1] A private employer may have a duty to require vaccinations depending upon several factors, including employee/customer interaction, vulnerability of employees and customers, and the workplace environment. More »

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