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EEOC Updates Guidance on Religious Accommodations for COVID-19 Vaccines, HR Magazine

Monday, March 7, 2022

Amid the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s updated guidance for employers handling religious objections to COVID-19 vaccinations, partner Michael Puma was quoted by HR Magazine on the business impact of managing these accommodations. "Many employers who implemented vaccine mandates have faced a tidal wave of requests for religious exemptions,” Michael shared. "The sheer volume of requests combined with the difficulty of separating protected versus unprotected claims, all while respecting an employee's stated beliefs, has been a significant challenge for human resources and legal departments."

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