EPIC and Epstein Becker Green (EBG) Discuss New York’s Reopening

Webinar Recording Now Available!

Employers must decide how to bring their employees back to work safely and in compliance with ever-evolving legal guidelines. Given the multitude of complex issues impacting the return to work process, including COVID-19 vaccination and related issues, employers have many options to consider regarding what policies to implement and how to enforce those policies.

This webinar addressed several top-of-mind questions, such as:
  • Can employers mandate that employees get vaccinated? If they can, should they?
  • Can employers incentivize employees to get vaccinated? If so, can there be too great of an incentive, so that the incentive becomes coercive?
  • Can employers permit only vaccinated individuals into the office? If they do, what are the pitfalls or risks?
  • Should employees continue to socially distance and wear masks? Must employers continue to require daily attestations?
  • Can employers treat vaccinated and unvaccinated employees differently?
  • Should employers ask employees for vaccination status? Should they require proof? If so, how should employers maintain information related to vaccine status?


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