Jerina D. Phillips Offers COVID-19 Vaccination Advice for Employers in St. Louis Magazine ArticleJanuary 25, 2021
In a St. Louis Magazine article on January 25, 2021, Lewis Rice member Jerina D. Phillips advises employers on the legality of requiring employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Although the short answer is that an employer can legally require its employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, there are certain nuances that employers must consider, including disability-related objections and religious beliefs.
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Jerina maintains a wide-ranging litigation practice representing individuals and companies in a variety of disputes, including complex commercial litigation, employment litigation, media and communications law, and consumer litigation. She has significant experience in defending employers in all types of employment matters. From handling matters at the administrative phase to presenting evidence at trial, Jerina has successfully represented national retailers, public and private universities, and small, family-owned businesses in all of their employment litigation needs.