Can Your Employer Require You To Get Vaccinated?

The short answer is yes. As the numbers of people testing positive for Covid-19 the continue to rise, so are the number of employers that are requiring their employees get vaccinated. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) takes the position that requiring vaccines as a condition to physically be at work does not violate any federal employment law. At least one federal district court has agreed with the EEOC that employers can require their employees to get vaccinated as a condition of employment.

There are circumstances when an employee’s disability prohibits