Column: Revisiting topic of mandatory vaccines in workplace
COVID-19 infections in San Diego and elsewhere have surged in recent weeks, even with the availability of vaccines shown to be safe and effective virtually on demand to anyone 12 and older. Most corporate chiefs have been encouraging rather than mandating vaccination, acting as “vaccine cheerleaders,” according to a Jan. 25 Wall Street Journal article. Some employers now are considering replacing the carrot with the stick.
Time to revisit a question first addressed in this space last November: May private, non-union California employers require their at-will employees to get vaccinated as a condition of employment?
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