To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate Employees…That is the Question

Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ZOOM Webinar (login instructions will be provided upon registration and again via email the day prior to the event)

Cost: No charge to attend; RSVP is required. Attendance is limited to no more than two logins per company.

Presenter: Karen L. Gabler

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With ongoing COVID-19 cases, rising virus variants, and widely-varying public opinion on vaccinations, California employers are faced with numerous competing interests such as State of California orders, client demands, workplace safety and employee morale. In this informative program, LightGabler employment attorney Karen Gabler will discuss mandatory and optional vaccination programs and applicable legal requirements. Topics covered will include:

  • State Department of Public Health vaccination orders
  • Mandatory vaccination programs for certain industries
  • Optional vaccination programs
  • Vaccination incentives
  • Medical and religious vaccine exemptions
  • Processing reasonable accommodation for requested exemptions
  • Managing client/customer vaccination mandates
  • Alternatives to vaccination
  • Application of COVID-19 benefits to vaccination efforts
  • Vaccination policies and forms
  • Documentation and messaging to employees
  • Confirming vaccination status and protection of employee privacy
  • Managing vaccination issues in the workplace
  • The employer’s obligation to pay for vaccination and/or testing
  • Next steps when an employee refuses to be vaccinated
  • Vaccination harassment, discrimination and retaliation

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