Members of our labor and employment and healthcare teams recently published a LawFlash covering the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) definitive guidance which specifically concluded that “federal law does not prohibit public or private entities from imposing vaccination requirements for vaccines that are subject to emergency use authorizations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.”
There is an increasing focus on COVID-19 vaccine mandates as vaccination rates have stalled nationwide and the Delta variant’s rapid spread has reiterated concerns regarding mandatory in-person work. With the help of recent case law and federal and state actions, the legal landscape regarding COVID-19 mandates has now largely been clarified. Check out the full LawFlash for more insight.
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