President Biden announced a new comprehensive national strategy to combat COVID-19 that will rely in part on widespread vaccine mandates for many employers.
Delta Air Lines' announcement that it will charge a $200 monthly surcharge on unvaccinated employees enrolled in the Delta healthcare plan raises several HR-related issues.
More employers may be willing to consider requiring their employees to be vaccinated, following the Food and Drug Administration's announcement of full approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
The EEOC has released updated guidance that clarifies that employers may require COVID-19 vaccination for on-site employees and offer incentives to encourage vaccination.
Employers in Santa Clara County, California, face a June 1 deadline to find out the COVID-19 vaccination status of all personnel who work for them.
OSHA is now advising employers to refer to last week's Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that fully vaccinated individuals may stop wearing masks or maintaining physical distance in most settings.
Montana has enacted a law that classifies vaccination status as a protected characteristic under the state's antidiscrimination law.
News: HR guidance in addressing vaccinations in the workplace.
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