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Employment Attorney Keith Wilkes - How Retail Organizations Are Reacting to Biden’s New Vaccine Mandate

September 10, 2021

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According Keith Wilkes, a partner and shareholder at the labor and employment law firm Hall Estill, employers will still be required to offer reasonable accommodation for qualifying employees who ask to opt out of the vaccine for religious or disability-based reasons.

“Absent falling into one of those two categories, unvaccinated private sector employees who fall under this new rule will have no choice but to obtain full vaccination if they wish to keep their current job,” Wilkes said.