Health Care Happenings: COVID-19 Vaccines and Compliance Implications

With the recent FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, employers may still be wondering what compliance implications surround the vaccination status of employees. During this episode, the team is joined by OneDigital HR Consulting VP of Legal Counsel Jamie Webb-Akasaka and Senior Employee Benefits Attorney Sarah Burns to discuss the various laws that apply to mandating vaccinations.

With the recent FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, employers may still be wondering what compliance implications surround the vaccination status of employees. During this episode, the team is joined by OneDigital HR Consulting VP of Legal Counsel Jamie Webb-Akasaka and Senior Employee Benefits Attorney Sarah Burns to discuss the various laws that apply to mandating vaccinations. They also dive into employer considerations in implementing a vaccine incentive program, return to work reminders, and what happens if an employee gets injured from the vaccine. The group closes with takeaway thoughts on how employers should balance vaccination-related business decisions with key compliance considerations. 
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