Florham Park associate Meredith Murphy published an article in Law360 titled, “Dos And Don’ts Of A Flu Vaccine Policy."
In the midst of flu season, many employers are questioning the legality of requiring their employees to receive a flu vaccine shot when they recognize business and safety needs for ensuring that their work environments and workforce are better protected from the flu virus.
Meredith notes this need is especially acute for non-hospital employers who care for individuals with compromised immune systems, such as rehabilitation centers or schools.
She outlines what an employer should consider before implementing such a policy, including the business interest in the policy, the type of policy, applicable collective bargaining agreements, the possibility of an interactive process with any objecting employees, and more.
To read the entire article, click the link below.