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Court Inoculates Hospital From Claims by Workers Fired for Not Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

In the first of what will likely be many cases addressing claims by employees fired for not obtaining a COVID-19 vaccination before returning to work, a federal district court in Texas upheld the employer’s vaccination requirement and termination of employees refusing to be vaccinated on less than firm grounds. Bridges v. Houston Methodist Hospital, 2021 …

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Masks Off for Fully Vaccinated Employees?

A few weeks ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated recommendations for individuals who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, sparking a multitude of discussions nationwide as states and localities address the confusion, and raising even more questions for businesses and employers. The CDC recommendations, in summary, provide that “fully vaccinated …

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