On December 16, the EEOC issued updated guidance addressing how employers may handle COVID-19 vaccinations. Importantly, the EEOC appears to acknowledge that employers may implement mandatory vaccination programs (i.e., require proof that an employee has been vaccinated) so long as
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Vaccines and health screenings are medical examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer requiring a vaccine must do so for a legitimate business reason or as required to protect the workplace under analysis of the ADA’s “direct
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Those who were not directly affected by illness or loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic may now be more focused on the consequences of what COVID-19 has done to our financial health. Businesses facing dismal projections and workers facing income
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South Carolina businesses have either continued to operate or are reopening in a confusing and uncertain environment with COVID-19 remaining a real threat for the foreseeable future based on the infection data provided by DHEC and CDC. In order to
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