Brian P. Pezza Discusses Vaccination Considerations for Employees in Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Article

Lewis Rice member Brian P. Pezza was quoted in a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) article on the legality of employers requiring their employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine. SHRM is an organization with more than 300,000 Human Resources (HR) and business executive members that seeks to elevate the HR profession by advancing HR practices. In the article, Brian mentions certain morale issues that may arise if employers require their employees get vaccinated. He also shares some ideas to incentivize employees to get vaccinated without making it mandatory.

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Brian has represented a diverse range of employers to reach pragmatic and cost-effective solutions to difficult workplace situations. His clients rely on him to help navigate complex medical leave scenarios and to evaluate reasonable accommodation requests. Among others, Brian also helps employers keep their handbooks up-to-date and reviews job descriptions to ensure that employees are properly classified as exempt or non-exempt. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Brian has guided his clients through the myriad operational and legal issues faced by employers who are seeking to prioritize employee health and wellness while continuing to meet business and customer needs.

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