State Lawmakers Submit Bills to Ban Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Updated May 6, 2021

Last December, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that employers could require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as long as they did not violate the Americans with Disabilities and the Civil Rights acts. The federal mandate has prompted lawmakers in a number of states to introduce legislation prohibiting businesses from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of work.

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