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GOP Lawmakers Press EEOC for Vaccine Incentive Guidance (1)

April 7, 2021, 11:02 PMUpdated: April 8, 2021, 4:18 PM

A pair of congressional Republicans urged the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to provide insight on the murky legal area of vaccine incentives, perks offered by employers to encourage workers to receive a Covid-19 shot.

“Employers actively working to protect their employees by increasing the number of workers receiving vaccinations through incentive programs are seeking assurance this action is allowable and does not violate important labor laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other statutes within the jurisdiction of the EEOC,” Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) wrote in a Wednesday letter to the ...