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OSHA: companies can legally impose vaccine requirements

Posted at 6:42 AM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 09:42:53-05

As we get closer and closer to a COVID-19 vaccine, employers are now weighing whether they should make it mandatory for their staff.

According to OSHA, companies can legally impose a vaccine requirement.

But employees have the right to request medical or religious exemptions under anti-discrimination laws.

A health expert with George Washington University says that may be a reason employers don't mandate the vaccine.