EEOC ISSUES GUIDANCE SPECIFIC TO COVID-19 VACCINE

December 29, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

EEOC ISSUES GUIDANCE SPECIFIC TO COVID-19 VACCINE

On December 16, 2020, the EEOC updated its COVID-19 Question and Answer page to address employment related questions specific to the COVID-19 vaccine. We have previously written about the EEOC’s guidance on the flu vaccine and how that guidance would be likely to transfer over to a COVID-19 vaccine, and that has proven to be the case. The two big takeaways from the EEOC’s guidance are this: (1) Employers should let third parties administer the vaccine; (2) the EEOC doesn’t have any idea when COVID-19 poses an un-accommodatable direct threat.

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