Bloomberg Law
May 17, 2021, 9:30 AMUpdated: May 17, 2021, 6:52 PM

CDC Eases Mask Mandate Post-Vaccine: Job Impact Explained (1)

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

Many employers are reassessing their Covid-19 safety protocols after federal health officials issued more permissive masking guidelines last week, a major milestone in federal pandemic policy that quickly prompted shifts among the states.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention modified its recommendation for wearing face coverings in public settings to say that fully vaccinated Americans can largely go without masks. People should still wear them while flying on planes, riding public transportation, and visiting health-care facilities regardless of vaccination status, the CDC said.

1. Can companies drop employee mask mandates?

That depends on where a company is located. ...

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