phase 3 - covid 19

USA – Employers across the US begin offering COVID-19 vaccination incentives as an alternative to mandating the vaccine. But is doing so risky?

As COVID-19 vaccines become increasingly available to the public, employers may consider requiring that their employees be vaccinated. We have addressed related considerations for mandating vaccines in recent updates:Can, and Should, Employers Require that Employees be Vaccinated for Covid-19? and EEOC Issues Guidance Regarding Mandatory Vaccinations. The concept of mandatory vaccinations raises many questions, including....

USA – One Year of COVID-19: Helping Clients Navigate a Crisis

One year ago this week, we released our first “insight” on a COVID-19-related issue, titled “OSHA Publishes Resource on Coronavirus Outbreak.” At that time we were starting to get questions from clients about employee travel to and from international locations that were becoming coronavirus hotspots. OSHA had just started a webpage outlining the agency’s initial....