• Wednesday, July 7
  • 1:00 ET
  • 10:00 PT
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Vaccines and Masks: Legal & Practical Solutions for Employers and HR

In this 75-minute online training, you will learn how to:

  • Solve the legal do’s and don’ts.

    Understand your compliance options related to vaccine mandates, leave, notification, privacy, incentives and more.

  • Get the masking issue right.

    Get definitive answers on the confusing CDC/OSHA/state/local guidelines.

  • Follow the best practices.

    Discover what other employers are doing to avoid legal trouble and keep up employee morale.

Your compliance guide to the unique workplace issues raised by COVID vaccines and face masks

This summer, employers are facing a pair of confusing and legally dangerous issues—how to navigate the unprecedented questions of COVID vaccines and face masks.

Do employees have to disclose vaccinations? Can you (and should you) mandate or incentivize the shots for employees or customers? Can you (should you) still require masks? How do you sort through the often-conflicting CDC, EEOC, DOL and state/local guidelines?

One wrong answer can trigger big legal trouble, an employee-relations nightmare or both. On July 7, make sure your organization protects itself from these evolving risks and understands all the best practices being used today by U.S. employers. You’ll get trusted answers to the most pressing questions employers are asking, plus guidance based on the lessons learned from mistakes made by other employers.

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Agenda for Vaccines and Masks

  • Can you (and should you) require employees to get vaccinated? What about only for specific jobs?
  • Is it legal to ask employees about their vaccination status? How should you keep that data?
  • Can you discipline or fire workers who refuse vaccinations?
  • What medical or legal exceptions must you offer to your vaccination rules?
  • Should you still require masks for employees—what’s the legally smart move?
  • Should you require nonemployees (vendors, customers, etc.) to get vaccinated or wear masks?
  • Should you wait for new guidance from OSHA, the CDC or state agencies?
  • Do you need a written policy on these issues?
  • What wage & hour issues must you watch for?
  • What about workers’ comp, OSHA and union responsibilities?

Interactive Q&A time included

Every employer has questions about vaccines and masks—get yours answered during our special Q&A session.

Helen Holden is a partner at SpencerFane in the firm’s Phoenix office, where she helps businesses successfully navigate the alphabet soup of federal and state employment laws. She provides practical advice and training on HR issues, as well as representing employers in court. Helen is well known for her dynamic and plain-English training sessions, particularly on COVID compliance issues.

Helen Holden
Helen Holden SpencerFane
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