Susan Gross Sholinsky, Joshua A. Stein, and Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Members of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, co-authored an article in Law360 Employment Authority, titled “How Employers Can Enforce Compliant Vaccine Mandates.”

Following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):

Many employers across various industries are choosing to protect employees — and, where applicable, customers — from ongoing COVID-19 risks and variants by mandating vaccination.

Implementing legally compliant policies and practices that make sense for each unique workplace is essential to successfully adjusting to a post-pandemic economy.

Considerations differ based on industry, geographic location, workspace design and whether customers or clients also frequent the workplace.

Employers must also consider ever-changing federal, state and local safety mandates and guidelines, such as masking requirements.

The following piece offers an overview of current federal and certain state laws affecting employers, in addition to practical considerations for helping these moving pieces interact.

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