Bloomberg Law
Dec. 10, 2020, 10:46 AM

Can Your Boss Force Your Vaccination? Employer Mandates Explained

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

U.S. officials are preparing to distribute the first 40 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of December, with first priority going to the 21 million health-care workers in hospitals, home health care, and other high-risk settings.

Essential workers in other industries are expected to be next in line, although states have the authority to decide who falls in that category. Industries that have been deemed essential under federal guidelines and state orders include transportation, child care, energy, and critical retail, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Yet a Gallup poll published last month shows about four ...

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